Six weeks shy of his 89th birthday, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is not winding down. Gearing up might be a better term. Last week, he announced the top business decision of the term and dominated an oral argument on judicial ethics. And the week before that, he made news when he told a public forum the next justice should be sworn in at the Court to symbolize judicial independence. It all contributed to the sense that in spite of his age, Stevens is far from done with his 33-plus-year tenure.
Justice Stevens Holds On to Key Role at High Court
March 10, 2009