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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Statement from Solicitor General Noel Francisco on the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Today, Solicitor General Noel Francisco issued the following statement on the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy:

“As Solicitor General of the United States and on behalf of this Office, we are grateful and appreciative for Justice Kennedy’s tireless years of public service in our federal judiciary and on our Nation’s highest Court. His jurisprudence has left an indelible mark and his commitment to our cherished First Amendment freedom of speech will be a legacy for generations to come. I count it a privilege to have argued before him and wish him and his family all the best in the years ahead.”

Press Release Number: 
18 - 862
Updated June 27, 2018