Does Next Justice Work Across Street From Obama?

Law360, New York (March 30, 2010, 5:21 PM EDT) -- As the U.S. Supreme Court’s term heads into spring, talk of the next justice is overshadowing the pending high-profile cases. Conventional wisdom suggests President Obama will face another historic decision in the coming months.

According to recent articles by Peter Baker of the New York Times and Jeffrey Toobin of The New Yorker, Justice John Paul Stevens will make a retirement announcement soon. Others think Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health may persuade her to retire soon. Setting aside questions about the veracity of the rumors, President...
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