The Supreme Court is known to leave its most poignant decisions for the end of the term. The end of last term included among other decisions the release of Dobbs (abortion), Bruen (gun control), and WV v. EPA (EPA’s Clean Air Act policy). One of these decisions, Bruen, was argued in the first two months…
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Justice Stevens, the Longest Living Supreme Court Justices, and Other Age Milestones
With Justice Stevens’ passing yesterday on July 16, 2019, so went the oldest person ever to serve on the Supreme Court. At 99 years of age, Stevens was four years older than the previous justice to live longest, Stanley Reed, who was born in 1884, confirmed to the Court in 1938, and died in 1980….