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Who Will Trump Select to Replace Retiring US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy?

Last week, US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he is retiring as of the end of this month.Who might Trump be thinking of as his replacement?The California-based non-profit Free Law Project has compiled Trump’s Supreme Court List: "In response … Continue reading

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Anthony Kennedy: The Judge Who Never Left the Republican Party

When the Republican Party in 1980 nominated Ronald Reagan for president and Al D’Amato captured the Republican nomination for the New York Senate seat, I walked out.  Over the next forty years, prominent Republican members of the federal judiciary trod … Continue reading

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Tech industry should lobby President Trump to nominate Senator Mike Lee to succeed Justice Kennedy on the Supreme Court

While Justice Anthony Kennedy has decided to retire from the Supreme Court after 30 years, his concurrence in eBay v. MercExchange, which stressed the unreasonableness of injunctive relief over a minor feature of a multifunctional product, will be a lasting … Continue reading

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Kennedy, J. (ret.)

Some good, (Dolan, Lucas), some bad (Kelo, Murr), some … not sure (Lingle). But now things get interesting. Let's just say that we're not totally convinced this letter from Justice Kennedy announcing his retirement isn't "fake news," since it does … Continue reading

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Justice Kennedy Is Retiring

Today, Justice Kennedy announced that he would be retiring at the end of July. Kennedy authored the majority opinion in Boumediene v. Bush, finding Guantanamo Bay detainees to be constitutionally entitled to pursue habeas relief in federal courts. He also… … Continue reading

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