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Stevens Steps Down From Supreme Court

Northwestern alumnus will be remembered for his evolving judicial philosophy while on the bench

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April 9, 2010 | by Brendan Cosgrove

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CHICAGO --- After 34 years on the bench, United States Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens (L47, H77) will be stepping down from the nation's high court at the end of the current term. In this Q&A, Robert Bennett, Nathaniel L. Nathanson Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law, discusses the legacy of Justice Stevens and his impact on the American legal landscape.