On This Date in Legal History

On April 9, 2010, United States Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens sent a letter to President Obama stating that he was retiring from the Court. He had served as an Associate Justice for 35 years. President Ford nominated him in 1975.

Justice John Paul Stevens

Justice John Paul Stevens

During an interview at Georgetown University Law Center he discussed– what led him to pursue a legal career; his nomination and work on the Supreme Court; as well as his admiration for President Ford and former Justices Wiley Rutledge, William Brennan and Thurgood Marshall.  He also spoke of the need for six constitutional amendments. You can listen to this very informative interview at http://goo.gl/czh3uD.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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