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Retirement of Stephen Breyer

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After nearly 28 years on the Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring at the end of the 2021-22 term. Here is a collection of resources on Breyer’s work, his retirement, and the upcoming nomination of a successor. A reverse-chronological list of all SCOTUSblog coverage of Breyer’s retirement is at the bottom of this page.

Breyer’s retirement


Symposium on Breyer’s jurisprudence


Tributes to Breyer


Nomination of a successor


Breyer’s writing