Joining us to discuss how Supreme Court justices develop their view is Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman, who once clerked for Justice Souter, and John Schwartz, the legal correspondent for The New York Times.
President Obama is expected to announce that he will fill retiring Justice David Souter's seat on the high court with Sonia Sotomayor. For more about the potential Justice we turn to Slate Magazine's Senior Legal Correspondent Dahlia Lithwick.
President Obama will nominate Judge Sonia Sotomayor of the as his first appointment to the court. For what the rest of the nation needs to know about this likely pick, we turn to New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny.
The budget battle is heating up in Washington when House Democrats unveiled a $94.2 billion wartime spending bill yesterday that adds $9.3 billion to White House requests. But the bill also challenges some of President Obama's priorities.
Justice David Souter has reportedly told the White House that he will retire from the Supreme Court. Adam Liptak, the Supreme Court correspondent for the New York Times, joins The Takeaway to discuss Souter's role and his potential replacements.
Justice David Souter is planning to retire after more than 19 years on the Supreme Court, giving President Obama his first chance to fill a vacancy. What was Souter known for, and what will his retirement mean for the Supreme Court?
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