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Former SCOTUS Justice John Paul Stevens Dies At 99

USA Today reports: John Paul Stevens, the second oldest and third longest-serving Supreme Court justice in history and a Republican president’s nominee who went on to lead the court’s liberal wing, died Tuesday at the age of 99. Stevens died in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., of complications from a stroke he suffered on Monday, according to a press release. For 35 …

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Retired SCOTUS Justice John Paul Stevens: Kavanaugh’s Temperament Is Unsuitable For The Supreme Court

The Palm Beach Post reports: Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens on Thursday said that high court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, who Stevens once lauded in one of his books, does not belong on the Supreme Court. Speaking to a crowd of retirees in Boca Raton, Stevens, 98, said Kavanaugh’s performance during a recent Senate confirmation hearing …

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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens: We Can Stop The NRA By Repealing Second Amendment

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens today penned a New York Times op-ed calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment. His conclusion: In 2008, the Supreme Court overturned Chief Justice Burger’s and others’ long-settled understanding of the Second Amendment’s limited reach by ruling, in District of Columbia v. Heller, that there was an individual right to bear arms. …

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