Judge Posner Stepping Down After 36 Years At 7th Circ.

Law360, New York (September 1, 2017, 5:02 PM EDT) -- U.S. Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner, one of the most prolific and influential legal thinkers of the past half-century, retired from the Seventh Circuit on Saturday, the court announced..

Judge Richard Posner, who has served on the bench for more than three decades, will retire from the Seventh Circuit on Saturday. Posner, 78, stepped down from a post he's held for three-and-a-half decades, the Seventh Circuit said in a press release on Friday. He said he looks forward to continuing to teach and publish, with a particular focus on social justice reform. He's a senior lecturer at the University of Chicago...

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