Justice Anthony Kennedy, who authored today’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the United States, is sometimes made fun of for his notoriously purple prose. But today he managed to close his opinion with one of the most beautiful passages you’ll likely read in a court case. I teared up. So...

Justice Anthony Kennedy, who authored today’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the United States, is sometimes made fun of for his notoriously purple prose. But today he managed to close his opinion with one of the most beautiful passages you’ll likely read in a court case. I teared up. So...

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Tolerance Is Seen in His Sacramento Roots - NYTimes.com

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Tolerance Is Seen in His Sacramento Roots - NYTimes.com

Justice Anthony Kennedy Halts Idaho Marriages, Allows Nevada Ruling To Go Into Effect

Justice Anthony Kennedy Halts Idaho Marriages, Allows Nevada Ruling To Go Into Effect

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Several Supreme Court justices have also voiced support for breaking up the 9th Circuit. Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Justices John Paul Stevens and Sandra Day O’Connor, and the late Justice Antonin Scalia proposed splitting the 9th into three separate courts.  The 9th is far and away the largest of the federal circuit courts. Fully, one-fifth of the country lives in the 9th Circuit, which extends from the Grand Canyon in Arizona, to the far reaches of Alaska, to the remote Northern…

Several Supreme Court justices have also voiced support for breaking up the 9th Circuit. Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Justices John Paul Stevens and Sandra Day O’Connor, and the late Justice Antonin Scalia proposed splitting the 9th into three separate courts. The 9th is far and away the largest of the federal circuit courts. Fully, one-fifth of the country lives in the 9th Circuit, which extends from the Grand Canyon in Arizona, to the far reaches of Alaska, to the remote Northern…

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy says public officials who do not wish to follow the Court’s marriage equality decision should either do their job or resign.

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy says public officials who do not wish to follow the Court’s marriage equality decision should either do their job or resign.

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Justice Anthony Kennedy masterminded the Supreme Court's decision to undo a century of public-interest regulation of campaign expenditures.

Justice Anthony Kennedy masterminded the Supreme Court's decision to undo a century of public-interest regulation of campaign expenditures.

Associated Press: April 20, 2015 - Justice Anthony Kennedy, a core belief in dignity and LGBT equality

Associated Press: April 20, 2015 - Justice Anthony Kennedy, a core belief in dignity and LGBT equality

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New York Times: June 22, 2015 - Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s roots seen in LGBT rights rulings

New York Times: June 22, 2015 - Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s roots seen in LGBT rights rulings

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