After a group of Jews fled during the American Revolution, a complicated series of agreements left ownership of a historic synagogue building in question. The real turning point in the judicial wars happened in Why, despite the risks, conservatives have to resist an Obama nominee.
Supreme Court from to He spent his early childhood in a Boston suburb before his family moved to rural East Weare, New Hampshirein He attended Harvard Universityfrom which he graduated magna cum laude in
David Souter, second from right, pictured at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Monday, May 20, From Eisenhower on, Republican presidents had picked a remarkable number of justices who turned out to be either moderate or—just as frequently—squarely in the liberal camp.
Robertson was talking about his disappointment with the George H. Bush nominee to the Supreme Court, who he said had no record to show his political leaning in Souter, 78, never married, although he was engaged once to a woman.
And if their track record so far is any indication, by the time they complete their first full term term together in June they will have agreed on fewer decisions than any other two justices appointed by the same president since John F. Kennedy was in office in the early s. Kavanaugh and Gorsuch have a
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David Souter came to the supreme court as a man who was expected to make conservatives happy. To put it mildly, it didn't turn out that way. In JulyWhen George H. Bush nominated Souter to fill the seat of William J.
Nina Totenberg. Supreme Court Justice David Souter has told President Obama he intends to retire at the end of the current term, which will come next month. Souter has been on the bench for 19 years and become a mainstay of the court's liberal wing.