Bilski Serves As Justice Stevens' Swan Song

Law360, New York (June 28, 2010, 8:37 PM EDT) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court ended its current term on Monday with a quartet of major decisions, Justice John Paul Stevens took the bench for the last time and brought his 35-year tenure to a close with a brief reading from his opinion in the highly anticipated Bilski case.

Justice Stevens, who many thought would author the Bilski v. Kappos decision, read from his concurrence opinion on the case instead, marking the last time he would deliver remarks from the Supreme Court bench.

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