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Reuters
The Supreme Court is moving left. Here’s why.railed against for years: the gradual liberalization of justices as they age. I
The Supreme Court is moving left. Here’s why.
Reuters / Posted 10 hours ago
railed against for years: the gradual liberalization of justices as they age. In recent years, Justices Harry Blackmun, John Paul Stevens and David Souter, all Republican appointees, moved consistently left with advancing age. The Supreme... Read more
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CBS News
The Supreme Court decisions: Inside the court for abortion rulingjust went into effect Saturday, is back up front, in the first chair for his of
The Supreme Court decisions: Inside the court for abortion ruling
CBS News / Posted yesterday
just went into effect Saturday, is back up front, in the first chair for his office. In the VIP section is retired Justice John Paul Stevens, wearing his signature bowtie, Justice Breyer's wife Joanna and Chief Justice Roberts' wife, Jane. Lead... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
A “view” from the Courtroom: A final bite at the appleCourt’s nicer traditions. The Chief Justice will recognize them at the end of t
A “view” from the Courtroom: A final bite at the apple
SCOTUSblog / Posted 2 days ago
Court’s nicer traditions. The Chief Justice will recognize them at the end of the morning. At 9:55 a.m., retired Justice John Paul Stevens gently bounds into the courtroom. He has his cane, but doesn’t seem to need it this morning. He takes a... Read more
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Slate
Abortion Was Saved With a Dry, Wonky Opinion From a Man. Which Is Kind of Perfect.beaming. This morning she is looking pretty inscrutable. But maybe she’s merely
Abortion Was Saved With a Dry, Wonky Opinion From a Man. Which Is Kind of Perfect.
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
beaming. This morning she is looking pretty inscrutable. But maybe she’s merely figured out about the game. Former Justice John Paul Stevens slips into a chair at the front of the room to observe the proceedings, just as the session is about to... Read more
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Fortune
Hobbled Supreme Court Is a Sign of Historic Change To ComeLewis Powell, Jr. (Nixon) and Sandra Day O’Connor (Reagan) proved to be pragmat
Hobbled Supreme Court Is a Sign of Historic Change To Come
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
Lewis Powell, Jr. (Nixon) and Sandra Day O’Connor (Reagan) proved to be pragmatic, compromise-driven moderates; and Ford’s John Paul Stevens metamorphosed into a full-fledged liberal lion. So it wasn’t until January 2006, when the second President... Read more
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examiner.com
George Will throws Trump under the busRepublicans think clearly enough about what they really want in judges. Republi
George Will throws Trump under the bus
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Republicans think clearly enough about what they really want in judges. Republicans have given us Earl Warren, Brennan, John Paul Stevens, Burger, who was kind of mediocre, Blackmun. Having a Republican president is not an answer in... Read more
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Newsmax
George Will: I'm Leaving GOP Because of TrumpRepublicans think clearly enough about what they really want in judges. Republi
George Will: I'm Leaving GOP Because of Trump
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
Republicans think clearly enough about what they really want in judges. Republicans have given us Earl Warren, Brennan, John Paul Stevens, Burger, who was kind of mediocre, Blackmun. Having a Republican president is not an answer in itself,” he... Read more
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Slate
Texas’ Unending Legal Campaign Against the U.S. Is Our Very Own Version of Brexitwere written with the presumption of self-execution. Yet six justices went for
Texas’ Unending Legal Campaign Against the U.S. Is Our Very Own Version of Brexit
Slate / Posted 5 days ago
were written with the presumption of self-execution. Yet six justices went for Texas’ theory—the conservatives plus Justice John Paul Stevens, for some unknowable reason. In the process, they may have undermined the authority of hundreds of other... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Book Review: "I'm not a lawyer, but"Jr., Potter Stewart, Byron R. White, Thurgood Marshall, Harry A. Blackmun, Lewi
Book Review: "I'm not a lawyer, but"
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
Jr., Potter Stewart, Byron R. White, Thurgood Marshall, Harry A. Blackmun, Lewis F. Powell Jr., William H. Rehnquist and John Paul Stevens Jr. The one woman was Sandra Day O’Connor. So there’s hope for understanding the law by us... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Splits happen, but rarely on the supreme courtmajor case over Obama’s contraception mandate. Not everyone is happy with thes
Splits happen, but rarely on the supreme court
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
major case over Obama’s contraception mandate. Not everyone is happy with these accommodations, though. Retired Justice John Paul Stevens called a recent narrow 5-3 ruling a “monstrosity” and said it would have been preferable to divide... Read more
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Roll Call
Washington Pauses to Remember ScaliaVerrilli and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, as well as former Attorney General
Washington Pauses to Remember Scalia
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
Verrilli and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, as well as former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, former Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, former Solicitor General Ted Olson and former White House counsel C. Boyden Gray. Thomas reads from... Read more
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The Buffalo News
How the Supreme Court took its first big steps to the rightJr., Potter Stewart, Byron R. White, Thurgood Marshall, Harry A. Blackmun, Lewi
How the Supreme Court took its first big steps to the right
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
Jr., Potter Stewart, Byron R. White, Thurgood Marshall, Harry A. Blackmun, Lewis F. Powell Jr., William H. Rehnquist and John Paul Stevens Jr. The one woman was Sandra Day O’Connor. So there’s hope for understanding the law by us nonlawyers. In... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
A “view” from the Courtroom: Appointments to keepout in calendar 1978,” Burger said in the memo, which is in the files of the la
A “view” from the Courtroom: Appointments to keep
SCOTUSblog / Posted 13 days ago
out in calendar 1978,” Burger said in the memo, which is in the files of the late Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Justice John Paul Stevens soon wrote to Burger to explain why he would have to miss the special sitting, for the routine reason that... Read more
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Sierra Star
Welcome, Mr. PresidentGet that? “Well regulated?” “Militia?” “Bear arms?” This is where Homer Simpson
Welcome, Mr. President
Sierra Star / Posted 14 days ago
Get that? “Well regulated?” “Militia?” “Bear arms?” This is where Homer Simpson goes, “D’oh.” Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was appointed by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975 and served for 35 years before retiring in 2010.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Cases give court a crack at death penalty revisionsBut some justices’ discomfort with the death penalty has not always fallen alon
Cases give court a crack at death penalty revisions
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
But some justices’ discomfort with the death penalty has not always fallen along party lines. Republican appointee Justice John Paul Stevens switched his view late in his tenure to become one of the court’s most outspoken opponents of capital... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Lin-Manuel Miranda Could Transform the Supreme Courtarms, and four justices read the Founders as having a narrower view of that rig
How Lin-Manuel Miranda Could Transform the Supreme Court
The Atlantic / Posted 25 days ago
arms, and four justices read the Founders as having a narrower view of that right. Scalia led the first group, and Justices John Paul Stevens and Stephen Breyer led the second—a lineup about as shocking as the discovery of gambling at Rick’s... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Solicitor General RestsIan Gershengorn, who is currently his principal deputy. A graduate of Harvard L
The Solicitor General Rests
The Atlantic / Posted 27 days ago
Ian Gershengorn, who is currently his principal deputy. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Gershengorn clerked for Justice John Paul Stevens, worked in private practice, and served in the Clinton administration, where he helped vet then-Judge... Read more
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My EastText
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
My EastText / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
KTXS Abilene / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
KECI Missoula / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Supreme Court adjusts to new normal with 8 judges(CNN) - Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, ret
Supreme Court adjusts to new normal with 8 judges
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 29 days ago
(CNN) - Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesReporter Win McNamee/Getty Images Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an e
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
KTVZ Bend / Posted 29 days ago
Reporter Win McNamee/Getty Images Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. More... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judgesSitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Jus
Supreme Court learning new normal with 8 judges
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day. It wasn't a high-profile issue like abortion... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
SCOTUS for law students: Retired JusticesWhen is retirement not really retirement? Just ask Justices David Souter, Sandr
SCOTUS for law students: Retired Justices
SCOTUSblog / Posted 1 months ago
When is retirement not really retirement? Just ask Justices David Souter, Sandra Day O’Connor, and John Paul Stevens. The three Justices may have retired from the Supreme Court but not from public life. All three remain actively involved and visible... Read more

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