(ABC News) — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring after more than 30 years on the high court.
Kennedy said he will officially retire on July 31 and that he decided to step down based on his deep desire to spend more time with his loved ones, even though his family encouraged him to stay on the Court.
“For a member of the legal profession it is the highest of honors to serve on this Court,” he wrote in his resignation letter to President Trump. “Please permit me by this letter to express my profound gratitude for having had the privilege to seek in each case how to best know, interpret, and defend the Constitution and the laws that must always conform to its mandates and promises.”
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