Apr 09 2010

On Justice Stevens Retirement

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made this statement on the retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

"While I disagreed with many of Justice Stevens' decisions, I respect his long service on the court. I look forward to reviewing the qualifications and record of the President's nominee to replace Justice Stevens, the leader of the liberal bloc of the court. I expect the Judiciary Committee hearings on the next nominee to be civil, deliberative, thorough, challenging, and informative."

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