Kennedy Retirement Rumors – CWEB.com
New rumors swirl about the potential retirement of Justice Anthony
Kennedy, 80, appointed by President Reagan in 1986. He’s visibly
the courts’ most notable swing voter that bridges the gap between conservatives and liberals on the court’s bench, providing key and influential vote on notable Supreme Court’s 5-4 decisions.
Kennedy has cast swing votes for groundbreaking issues including the legalization of same-sex marriage ― for which he wrote the majority opinion ― protecting abortion rights and race-based affirmative action.