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Abraham "Abe" Fortas (June 19, 1910 – April 5, 1982) was a U.S. Supreme Court Associate ... In 1968, Johnson tried to elevate Fortas to the position of Chief Justice, but ... For many years, it has been one of Washington's most influential law firms, .... When Chief Justice Earl Warren announced his retirement in June 1968, ...


Sep 4, 2005 ... United States Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist died ... have given the Senate a chance to confirm his successor while the court was out of session, and instead O'Connor announced her retirement to spend time with her ... but it's more likely he will choose someone from outside the court.


Jun 28, 1991 ... The 82-year-old Justice, the only black to have served on the Supreme ... It gives President Bush his second appointment to the Court and will ... voices on the Supreme Court, announced his retirement today after 24 .... The President faces some threshold decisions in choosing Justice Marshall's successor, ...


Jun 18, 1986 ... And immediately after my conversation with the Chief Justice, I directed my chief ... Today, I received with regret Chief Justice Burger's letter formally notifying me of his retirement. ... In choosing Justice Rehnquist and Judge Scalia, I have not only selected ... Q. Did Justice Burger recommend his successor?


Apr 10, 2010 ... Justice John Paul Stevens has announced his retirement, which means that ... The question is whether he will pick a justice willing to push the Court farther to the ... the president is putting any future conservative successor on defense, in the ... The hearings for Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Alito and ...


Nov 15, 2016 ... JUST WATCHED ... Trump has a decision to make on his Supreme Court nominee ... "The judges will be pro-life," he said, again expressing interest in reversing the 1973 Roe v. ... judge on the D.C. Circuit to succeed retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren. ... President Lyndon Johnson to choose his successor.


May 27, 1986 ... And I am pleased to announce my intention to nominate William H. ... In choosing Justice Rehnquist and Judge Scalia, I have not only ... He is retiring now in order to devote his full attentions to a ... Q. Mr. President, what impact do you think this will have on the ... Q. Did he recommend his successor?


Feb 6, 2017 ... Supreme Court receive what can amount to lifetime appointments which, ... The process of appointing Justices has undergone changes over two centuries, ... well as when during the calendar year a Justice announces his or her ..... When a Chief Justice vacancy arises, the President may choose to ...


Nov 11, 2016 ... Justice Kennedy is holding his next law clerk reunion in 2017, his 29th ... that Justice Kennedy might announce his retirement from the Court in ... Justice Kennedy might be willing to have name his successor — the rumor resurfaced. ... the rumors of a resignation by Chief Justice John Roberts back in 2010.


Mar 9, 2017 ... In the week that President Jacob Zuma announced his pick for the second highest ... He will now 'consult' with the political parties about his choice, but he is not ... with at least one of his likely successors, Vice-President Emmerson ... year just a few weeks before his retirement, the Chief Justice gave some ...