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john paul stevens spring 2016

“Some Thoughts about a Former Colleague”

By Barbara Rea on February 29, 2016 in / No Comments

When John Paul Stevens joined the Supreme Court in 1975, the conventional wisdom was that the conservative Republican would add balance to a liberal Court. The conventional wisdom proved to be wrong, for throughout his 35-year tenure, Stevens often supported the rights of the individual, which fo...