Legacy of Justice Anthony Kennedy
In 1987 President Ronald Reagan nominated Anthony Kennedy, at the time a U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge, to the Supreme Court. He was confirmed unanimously and took the bench on February 18, 1988.
Ishan Bhabha and and Nicole Saharsky talked about the legacy of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement from the Supreme Court in June 2018. Mr. Bhabha was a clerk to Justice Kennedy from 2011-12, and Ms. Saharsky argued 29 cases before the Court between 2007-17 as assistant to the solicitor general. Among other topics the guests discussed Justice Kennedy’s opinions in several cases on issues that included flag burning, school prayer, capital punishment, abortion rights, sexual orientation discrimination, same-sex marriage, university admissions standards, and Guantanamo Bay detainees.
In 1987 President Ronald Reagan nominated Anthony Kennedy, at the time a U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge, to the Supreme Court. He was confirmed unanimously and took the bench on February 18, 1988. close
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Ishan Bhabha Constitutional and Appellate Law Attorney
Greta Brawner Host C-SPAN
Nicole A. Saharsky Assistant (Former) Department of Justice->Office of the Solicitor General
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