Let History Judge

“Justice Stevens’s own explanation for why his views had changed was simply that he had learned on the job. ‘I know that I, like most of my colleagues, have continued to participate in a learning process while serving on the bench. Learning on the job is essential to the process of judging. At the very least, I know that learning on the bench has been one of the most important and rewarding aspects of my own experience over the last 35 years.'” NYT: Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, Who Led Liberal Wing, Dies at 99.

+ John Paul Stevens: The Supreme Court’s Worst Decision of My Tenure.

+ “It seems to me that one of the overriding principles in running the country is the government ought to be neutral. It has a very strong obligation to be impartial and not to use the power to advance political agendas or personal agendas. That’s just one of the most basic principles that cuts through all sorts of law.” Jeffrey Rosen in The Atlantic: The Impartial Justice.

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