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The Supreme Court Steps In

Many American inmates write to the Supreme Court begging for intercession on their cases. While the justices usually ignore these pleas, they intervened in the death row case of Troy Davis. Adam Liptak of The New York Times joins The Takeaway with more.

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Looking for the next justice

Justice John Paul Stevens announced on Friday that he will retire this June, after 35 years on the bench. Democrats say they want to move quickly into the nomination process in order to have the next justice confirmed by the end of the summer.