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Supreme Reforms

How the nation's highest court could be improved

By Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow
May 24, 2009

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When Justice David Souter announced his retirement earlier this month, some commentators cast the decision as another sign of his admirably eccentric character. Sixty-nine is seldom a remarkable age for retirement, but in the context of the Supreme Court it's downright tender. In recent decades, justices have served increasingly long terms, and turnover has slowed. From 1994 to 2005, there ... (Full article: 2065 words)

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