Supreme Court Justice Souter to Retire

President Obama interrupted the White House press briefing this afternoon to confirm that Justice David Souter called to share his decision to retire from the Supreme Court. In a letter to the president, Souter wrote that he intends to retire when the court recesses in June. Obama said he is "incredibly grateful" for Souter's "dedicated service," and praised him for having "shown what it means to be a fair-minded and independent judge." Souter's announcement apparently did not catch the...Full Story
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