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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 … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On November 28, 1975, President Ford nominated Judge John Paul Stevens (from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit) to the United States Supreme Court. Read President Ford’s announcement at https://research.archives.gov/id/7341714. On December 17, 1975, he was confirmed … Continue reading

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Former United States Supreme Court Justice Stevens

There’s a great piece in the Chicago Tribune about former United States Supreme Court Justice Stevens–“Justice Stevens bridges past, future.”  The article covers a recent Chicago Bar Association meeting where Justice Stevens spoke about his life.  You can find it @ http://bit.ly/1QrsW0F.

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