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Hear Justice Stevens In 5 Memorable Moments On The Bench

By Jacqueline Bell (July 17, 2019, 10:17 PM EDT) -- The late Justice John Paul Stevens was known during his more than 34 years on the court for his kindly manner, his jaunty bow ties and his insightful questions, not to mention his remarkable transformation into a leader of the court's liberal wing.

A Republican appointee turned liberal lion, Justice Stevens wasn't one to be shy about voicing his opinion and making pointed statements that he read from the bench. But whether he was in the majority or in dissent, his colleagues agreed Wednesday that his manner was unfailingly civil.

Justice Stevens once said he decided to read a dissent from...

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