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We must never lose sight of the fact that the law has a moral foundation, and we must never fail to ask ourselves not only what the law is, but what the law should be.




Anthony Kennedy, Quoted in Richard C. Reuben, "Man in the Middle", October 1992

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Anthony Kennedy
Anthony Kennedy
  • Born: July 23, 1936
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Judge

Anthony McLeod Kennedy is an American lawyer and jurist who served as the 93rd Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1988 until his retirement in 2018. He was nominated to the court in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan, and sworn in on February 18, 1988. After the retirement of Sandra Day O'Connor in 2006, he was the swing vote on many of the Roberts Court's 5–4 decisions.

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