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UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019

Stevens praised as ‘brilliant man’ at Supreme Court ceremony

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was remembered as a “brilliant man” with a “deep devotion to the rule of law” during a ceremony Monday at the court where …


Charles Lane: Thank (or blame) John Paul Stevens for your binge-watching habit

Let us never forget Justice John Paul Stevens’ most transformational cultural contribution on the Supreme Court – as the intellectual godfather of binge-watching.


UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

Stevens to be 13th Supreme Court justice buried at Arlington

Arlington National Cemetery has long been planned as the final resting place of retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. His second wife Maryan died in 2015 and was buried …


Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal, has died.


UPDATED: Sat., May 11, 2019

John Paul Stevens looks back on nearly a century of life and law, but worries about the future

His 531-page book, to be published Tuesday, details the life and career of a World War II Navy code-breaker from a solidly Republican family, nominated to the federal bench by …


Retired justice urges repeal of Second Amendment

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation.


UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2012

Obama honors Medal of Freedom recipients as heroes

Sketching impressive contributions to society in intensely personal terms, President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to more than a dozen political and cultural greats today, including rocker Bob …


Obama nominates Elena Kagan to Supreme Court

President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, declaring she would demonstrate the same independence, integrity and passion for the law exhibited by retiring …


Religion may play role in justice pick

WASHINGTON – When Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens steps down this summer, he will leave the court – long dominated by Protestants – without one for the first time …


Women’s rights top court criteria

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama, treading carefully in the explosive arena of abortion and the Supreme Court, said Wednesday he will choose a nominee who pays heed to the rights …


Leahy: Supreme Court hearings should be in summer

The Senate chairman who oversees Supreme Court nominations says midsummer hearings will offer the best chance to avoid partisan fighting over Justice John Paul Stevens’ replacement.


Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens retiring

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, the court’s oldest member and leader of its liberal bloc, is retiring. President Barack Obama now has his second high court opening to fill.


Clerk hiring signals Stevens may retire

WASHINGTON – Justice John Paul Stevens, who will turn 90 early next year, has given a hint that this Supreme Court term will be his last, potentially clearing the way …