A posed picture of the U.S. Supreme Court from March 3, 2006. First row, left to right: Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Justice John Paul Stevens, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Justice Antonin Scalia, Justice David H. Souter. Second row, left to right: Justice Stephen G. Breyer, Justice Clarence Thomas, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Justice Samuel Alito. On Tuesday, President Barack Obama introduced U.S. Federal Appeals Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor as his choice to replace Souter, who is retiring.
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