David H. Souter

(Melinda Mara - The Washington Post)

Justice David H. Souter

Souter, who has been a reliable member of the liberal bloc on the Supreme Court, has told friends that he plans to retire, according to a government official. Souter was nominated to the Supreme Court by President George H. W. Bush and was confirmed on Oct. 9, 1990. A compilation of Washington Post coverage of Souter is below.

Justice David H. Souter, the Republican-appointed New England jurist who has become a reliable member of the liberal bloc on the Supreme Court, has told friends that he plans to retire, according to a government official.
 
Recent Vacancies on U.S. Supreme Court (washingtonpost.com, April 30, 2009; 11:43 PM)
 
Bush Defends Supreme Court Pick : President Reassures Conservatives on A Range of Issues (Post, October 5, 2005)
 
For Souter, Seizure Ruling May Hit Home (Post, July 25, 2005)
 
Justice Assaulted During Run: Souter Is Treated For Minor Injuries (Post, May 2, 2004)
 
Souter's Life in the Law Detached Intellect Over Ideology (Post, September 13, 1990)
 
Seeking Out the Essential David Souter: Bookish, Insular Justice-Designate to Face Senate Panel This Week (Post, September 9, 1990)
 
Souter Letter Opposed Role in Parental Consent Bill: Judge Rejects Making Others' 'Moral' Choices (Post, July 26, 1990)
 
Souter Conservative Mindset, Careful Jurist: Nominee's Legal Opinions Offer No Insight Into His Views on Abortion, Civil Rights (Post, July 26, 1990)
 
In the End, Souter Fit Politically (Post, July 25, 1990)
 
Bush Opens Drive for Court Nominee: Confirmation Hearings Set for September (Post, July 25, 1990)
 
Bush Names Appellate Judge to Brennan Seat: Conservative's Slate Blank of Abortion (Post, July 24, 1990)
 
Bush Names Appellate Judge to Brennan Seat: President Selects Souter, 50, for 'Intellect' and 'Ability' (Post, July 24, 1990)
 
Bush Names Appellate Judge to Brennan Seat: Conservative's Slate Blank on Abortion (Post, July 24, 1990)
 
Bush Names Appellate Judge to Brennan Seat: President Selects Souter, 50, For 'Intellect' and 'Ability' (Post, July 24, 1990)
 

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