Justice Souter has officially given President Obama notice of his intent to retire at the end of the current term. His notification seemed to suggest that he will not remain in his position until his successor is seated.

Thanks to SCOTUSblog, we can see the Court’s press release here and Justice Souter’s letter here.

You can read the President’s remarks on Justice Souter’s retirement here.


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