Speculation Swirling Around Justice Stevens: may retire


Posted by GeoT

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has hired fewer law clerks than usual, generating speculation that the leader of the court’s liberals will retire next year.
If Stevens does step down, he would give President Barack Obama his second high court opening in two years. Obama chose Justice Sonia Sotomayor for the court when Justice David Souter announced his retirement in May.

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One response to “Speculation Swirling Around Justice Stevens: may retire

  1. audiegrl

    This is one of the reasons that electing Obama was so important. Just imagine who McCain would be nominating.

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