December 20, 2019

Justice John Paul Stevens: An appreciation

John C. Dernbach

Justice John Paul Stevens served on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1975 until he retired in 2010. Stevens died on July 16, 2019, at the age of 99. Appointed by Republican President Gerald Ford, he charted a more independent course over his long Supreme Court career. While he wrote opinions on a wide variety of legal issues, some of the most important involved environmental law.

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