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Thursday, April 30, 2009
Justice Souter Retiring
President Obama will have an opportunity to appoint an associate justice to the Supreme Court of the United States. As NPR reports, "Justice David Souter is planning to retire at the end of the Court's current term . . . [but] will remain on the bench until a successor has been chosen and confirmed, which may or may not be accomplished before the Court reconvenes in October."
We will keep you updated as this story develops.
UPDATE (5-4 @ 7:49 PM)
Politico confirms that it is likely that the White House will announce Justice Souter's replacement within the week.