US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer To Officially Retire on 30th June

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has officially notified the White House that his retirement will be effective from the 30th June 2022, at Noon ET.

In a letter to President Joe Biden, Justice Stephen said it had been his "great honor" to participate as a judge in the "effort to maintain our Constitution and the Rule of Law."

It is to note that Justice Stephen Breyer had already declared his retirement plannings in the January.

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will be his successor who will take the oaths to begin her service as the 116th member of the court.

Jackson was confirmed by the Senate in April by a vote of 53-47, with three Republicans joining Democrats to vote in favor.

As per the tradition, Justice Breyer will keep an office at the court, but he will move into smaller chambers

Justice Stephen Breyer was appointed to the court in 1994 by then-President Bill Clinton.


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