Souter's Last Day at the Court; Decision in Firefighters Case Expected


Today is the the last day of the 2009-09 Supreme Court term and a decision is expected in the New Haven firefighters case (Ricci v. DeStephano), a case appealed from Judge Sotomayor's Second Circuit and one that may figure in her nomination hearings. (Two other cases are still unresolved).

It is also the last day for Justice David Souter, who is retiring to his quiet home in New Hampshire.  Expect to seea more comprohensive and analyticl surveys of his time on the court in coming months.

SCOTUS Blog <> will be live blogging the session, starting at 10:00 a.m.