Justice Souter to Retire from the Supreme Court
by Jonathan Singer, Thu Apr 30, 2009 at 06:04:03 PM EDT
NPR has learned that Supreme Court Justice David Souter is planning to retire at the end of the court's current term.
The court has completed hearing oral arguments for the year and will be issuing rulings and opinions until the end of June.
Souter is expected to remain on the bench until a successor has been chosen and confirmed, which may or may not be accomplished before the court reconvenes in October.
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