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Souter to retire from Supreme Court

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posted on Apr, 30 2009 @ 11:43 PM
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Souter to retire from Supreme Court


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WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice David Souter plans to retire, after more than 19 years on the court, once the current term ends in late June, NBC News reported Thursday night.

A retirement by Souter, 69, would give President Barack Obama his first chance to nominate a justice and the next few months would bring Senate confirmation hearings. His departure, however, isn't likely to change the court's liberal-conservative composition, because his successor will almost certainly be moderate to liberal, NBC News correspondent Pete Williams reported.

At 69, Souter is not the oldest memb
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posted on Apr, 30 2009 @ 11:43 PM
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So this is Obama first shot at a nomination.... Who will he chose? Is he doomed to criticism no matter who he selects???? Here comes the roe v wade people.... I for one cant wait to see who he selects.


This should be very good.

Ive posted this like 5 times with errors every time.. very odd

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