Former Supreme Court Justice David Souter speaks with Margaret Warner at 'Constitutionally Speaking' in Concord, N.H. on Sept. 14, 2012. Photo Courtesy David Wolowitz for the N.H. Supreme Court Society. Not since comedian Bill Cosby visited Concord, N.H.'s Capitol…
By Margaret Warner
Watch NewsHour correspondent Margaret Warner host a conversation with retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter starting at 6 p.m. The sold-out event is being held at the Capitol Center for the Arts to kickoff a new project called Constitutionally…
By Christina Bellantoni
The Supreme Court is revisiting a clause about confrontation in the courtroom. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Review explains what is behind the debate.
Justice David Souter, the 105th justice to be appointed to the Supreme Court, retired from the high court in June 2009, after more than 18 years on the bench.
By PBS NewsHour
By Dave Gustafson
The Senate voted largely along party lines, 68-31, Thursday afternoon to confirm Sonia Sotomayor to become the first Hispanic on the high court despite strong opposition by most Republican senators.
The U.S. Senate voted 68-31 Thursday to confirm Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, making her the first Hispanic and third woman to serve as a justice.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
In nominating Sonia Sotomayer, a federal appeals judge in New York, to replace retiring Justice David Souter, President Barack Obama called her an inspiring woman with an extraordinary life journey.
With Justice David Souter set to retire in June after more than 18 years on the bench, President Barack Obama is being given his first chance to shape the nation's highest court. Analysts discuss what traits and experience President Obama…
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks mull the implications of Supreme Court Justice David Souter's retirement and Sen. Arlen Specter's decision to join the Democratic Party.
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