Friday, May 01, 2009

Souter Announces Retirement From Supreme Court; Here Are His Religion Decisions

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Souter sent a letter to President Obama today informing him that he plans to retire at the end of the Court term this year. President Obama delivered a statement (full text) in the White House briefing room praising Souter's service on the court. The Washington Post reports on developments.

Here is a list (with links) of the majority, concurring and dissenting opinions on church-state, religious freedom and religious discrimination issues that Justice Souter has written during his 19 years on the Court.

Majority opinions:

(Please let me know of any omissions in the list.) [Updated.] [Thanks to Ed Elfrink and Kevin Pybas for additions.]