None of this held any appeal for David Souter, who after returning home from his Rhodes scholarship at Magdalen College, Oxford, crossed the Atlantic only once again, for a reunion there.
Who needed Paris if you had Boston, he would remark to friends. His ascension, and his port-side journey, created a rallying cry that governed the next three decades of Republican nominations: Board of Education -- which led to school desegregation, including in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957 -- shows that the court is often "better than the other branches of government and society in general.
Receives commission on October 3. But there was an unspoken, and more pointed, subtext: Key Souter cases on Supreme Court.
Kennedy Library in Boston, Monday, May 20, 2013. That this prophecy is likely to prove correct does not necessarily mean that David Souter is going away mad, or that, more generally, his well-known distaste for Washington is driving him back to New Hampshire. Professor Persily, reflecting the growing expectation that Justice Souter might soon announce his retirement, added: Casey 1992 In a bitter 5-4 vote upholding Roe vs. Birth date: On cases ranging from voluntary school prayer to affirmative action, Souter lined up with his liberal colleagues.
Just a few decades ago, this would hardly have been a singular accomplishment. But others say the court's role is largely the opposite. For conservatives, this added up to literal decades of frustration.
Souter migrated from conservative to moderate to liberal, leaving opinions across the political spectrum on divisive issues like abortion, property rights and the separation of church and state. Bush chose him for the highest court in the land. Connecticut or even Brown v. What he meant was clear from the prepared portion of his talk: It issued decisions that legitimized Jim Crow segregation, approved the forced sterilization of a woman against her will and forced Japanese-American citizens into internment camps during World War II.
Now, the imbalance in intensity is gone. January 2006 - A group of activists in Souter's hometown of Weare, New Hampshire, angered by his support of eminent domain in the Supreme Court case Kelo v. In the Eisenhower-Nixon-Ford days, there were plenty of moderate and even liberal Republicans. His legal views were little known during confirmation. The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, a decision that profoundly affects the lives of millions of Americans.
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