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Breaking News! Justice John Paul Stevens To Retire This Summer

The legal world was met with the news this morning that Justice John Paul Stevens, the senior-most member of the U.S. Supreme Court intends to retire this summer. This article from the ABA Journal Law News Now details the venerable Justice’s top cases while on the High Court.
clipped from www.abajournal.com

Stevens’ Top Cases:
Rasul v. Bush (2004) and Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006)

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Rasul v. Bush (2004) and Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006)” />

Rasul v. Bush (2004) and Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006)

Rasul let Guantanamo Bay detainees challenge their imprisonment in federal courts; Hamdan “invalidated the use of military commissions, rejecting the Bush administration’s claim to unlimited executive power.” (Lawrence Rosenthal, clerk, 1983-1984) “The cases changed the framework of the way the U.S. fought terrorism.” (Joseph Thai, clerk, 2000-2001)

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