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Justice Stephen Breyer returns to Harvard Law School

Breyer announced his retirement last January, clearing the way for President Joe Biden to nominate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to take his seat. Breyer’s retirement from the high court became effective on June 30 after the court released its last opinion in one of the most significant terms in decades. Jackson was sworn in the […]

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Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as Supreme Court justice, replacing Stephen Breyer

Ketanji Brown Jackson made history Thursday as the first-ever black woman sworn in as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Jackson, 51, replaces Justice Stephen Breyer, whose resignation from the Supreme Court becomes effective at noon after his nearly 28 years of service there. President Joe Biden nominated Jackson for the Supreme Court after […]

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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire Thursday, to be replaced by Ketanji Brown Jackson

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer told President Joe Biden that he will officially retire at noon Thursday, and then immediately help swear in his successor Ketanji Brown Jackson hours after the court is set to release the last two rulings of its current term. Breyer’s letter to Biden was expected, as the 83-year-old justice said […]

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The 3 Supreme Court justices to watch after Breyer retires

The departure of any one justice shuffles relations among all others, and the impending retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer will especially affect his liberal colleagues and the conservative chief justice who sits in the center chair and is ideologically near the middle, too. The 83-year-old Breyer, while solidly on the liberal wing, has nonetheless sought […]

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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire, giving Biden a rare opportunity to fill the role

Breyer’s decision to step down means Biden may be able to solidify the minority block of three liberal justices on the conservative-dominated nine-judge court. All copyrights for this article are reserved to New York Daily News