A not-so-quiet legacy for the 'stealth justice'

Souter made his mark in 1992 as one of three Republican appointees who upheld abortion rights.

, The National Law Journal

After years on the U.S. Supreme Court and hundreds of opinions, the legacy of a justice ironically almost always comes down to a handful of decisions in the public's mind. At the top of a Souter list would have to be 1992 ruling that reaffirmed a woman's right to choose an abortion — Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

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