These are the first cases Brett Kavanaugh will hear as a Supreme Court justice

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Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh isn't wasting any time.

After being sworn in on Monday night, Kavanaugh is set to join the court Tuesday to hear his first oral arguments. His first cases have to do with a law requiring that if individuals are convicted of firearms possession, and they have already been convicted of three violent felonies, they are to receive a longer sentence, per The New York Times. The question before the court is what, exactly, constitutes a violent felony under that law.

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