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How Retired Justice David Souter Can Save the U.S. Supreme Court

Harvey Rosenfield | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Harvey Rosenfield

Those who care about the independence of the judicial branch should do everything in their power to save the Supreme Court. This includes justices who have left the Court.

Supreme Court DNA Ruling: Once Again Roberts Court Allows "Procedural" Issues to Trump Justice

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that convicted inmates do not have the constitutional right to DNA testing, even though it could, as Justice Stevens said in his dissent, "ascertain the truth once and for all."

White House: No Supreme Court Nominee Next Week

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama's announcement of a Supreme Court nominee is not imminent. Presidential spokesman Robe...

Justice Is Bland: "Daily Show" Mocks Souter For Stepping Down, Republicans For Hating Empathy (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last night, Jon Stewart begged the question, "What part of 'lifetime appointment' does Justice Souter not understand?" Souter, who is 69, announced la...

"Empathy" -- Who's Got It, Who Does Not

Daniel Goleman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Goleman

There are at least three varieties of empathy, each with very different implications for spotting the right candidate.

Souter Replacement Will Depend On Lindsey Graham: Time

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Both sides of the aisle spent all week lamenting/celebrating Arlen Specter's party switch and the potential for a 60 vote Democratic majority in the S...

Souter's Obama Letter: Full Text

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Text of Justice Souter's retirement letter on Supreme Court stationery, dated May 1: Dear Mr. President: When the Supreme Court rises for the summer...

Jason Linkins

Mark Halperin On Souter Replacement: "White Men Need Not Apply"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the announcement that Justice David Souter is planning on retiring from the Supreme Court to return to New Hampshire, President Barack Obama now ...

Jason Linkins

Bill Kristol Vowed "Let's Have A Referendum...In 2006 And 2008" On Supreme Court Nominations

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Media Matters yanks this gem from their archives, in which Fox News Sunday's regular group panel weighs in on the nomination of Supreme Court Justice ...

Justice Souter: Homeward Bound

Brian Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Williams

The quiet man from New Hampshire has accomplished one thing with his planned departure: he's proven once again that attempts to predict the behavior of the court and its justices can be a dicey business.

Obama's Supreme Court Pick

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of reports of Supreme Court Justice David Souter's planned resignation, all eyes turn to President Obama. According to NPR's Nina Totenbe...

David Souter

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

During his tenure on the Court, David Souter has grown steadily both as a man and as a justice.

Marcus Baram

JUSTICE SOUTER TO RETIRE (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down for slideshow and video UPDATED Justice David Souter has decided to retire from the Supreme Court when the current term ends, according ...

My Souter Remembrance

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Crawford

As we hear news of Supreme Court Justice David Souter's expected retirement, I am reminded of those days in 1990 when I covered his nomination by President George H.W. Bush.