10 ways to look at Justice John Paul Stevens

by Vault Law Editors | April 12, 2010

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  1. “The last common law justice”

  2. “A bridge between two eras of our domestic and judicial politics”

  3. Leader of the “opposition to the galloping judicial overreach of the court’s conservatives”

  4. “An activist who is not afraid to use the Court to achieve his own philosophical ends”

  5. Architect of “the legal environment that gave rise to today's Internet”

  6. One of the justices most “open to the use of international and foreign law at the Supreme Court”

  7. “The consummate dealmaker”

  8. “On the law almost always right”

  9. “Exemplified the difference between diversity and empathy”

  10. “The gold standard of intellectual integrity and personal decency”

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