Press Play Special: Justice Kennedy’s retirement

The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote. Trump’s next nominee will be firmly on the right.

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. Photo credit: Shealah Craighead/Whitehouse.


Jessica Levinson - Professor, LMU's Loyola Law School in Los Angeles - @LevinsonJessica, Emily Bazelon - staff writer for the New York Times magazine, co-host of Slate’s Political Gabfest podcast, and a fellow at Yale Law School - @EmilyBazelon, David Savage - Los Angeles Times - @davidgsavage, Michael Brendan Dougherty - the National Review - @michaelbd, Haley Byrd - Independent Journal Review - @byrdinator

Madeleine Brand

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