April 9, 2010
Your Turn: The Stevens Era
That was then, this is now. What are you seeing (besides the tilt)?
(photo 1: Barry Thumma-AP. Oct. 1, 1982. caption: President Ronald Reagan, center right, poses with the nine members of the Supreme Court at the White House. Back row from left: Stevens, Lewis F. Powell Jr., William H. Rehnquist and Sandra Day O’Connor. Front row, from left: Thurgood Marshall, William J. Brennan Jr., Warren E. Burger, Reagan, Byron R. White and Harry A. Blackmun. photo 2: Jim Young/Reuters. Sept. 29, 2009. caption: The U.S. Supreme Court. Front row, from left: Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Justice John Paul Stevens, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., Justice Antonin Scalia, Justice Clarence Thomas. Second row, from left: Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Stephen G. Breyer, and Justice Sonia Sotomayor.)