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Supreme Court Justice Souter To Retire

Publication Date: 
April 30, 2009
Source: 
The Washington Post
Author: 
Robert Barnes

Professor Pamela S. Karlan and Professor and former Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan are listed in The Washington Post as possible nominees in place of retiring Justice David Souter:

While Obama's choice would probably be far different from the 69-year-old intellectual bachelor from New Hampshire, the replacement would almost surely have a similar ideological outlook. Most court observers also believe Obama would be likely to choose a woman as his first appointment, since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the lone female among the nine justices.

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Pam Karlan, a professor at Stanford Law School.

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Kathleen Sullivan, former dean of Stanford Law