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Supreme Court / Kennedy Retirement / His Legacy / A Discussion (Part I) #1126735

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jessica Schneider) The legacy of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who retired from the Supreme Court, presented; scenes shown of him being sworn in in 1988; details given of his stance on various issues, including gay rights. [CNN's Jeffrey TOOBIN - says his principle legacy is on protection of gay rights.] [KENNEDY - speaks about the decision-making & writing it out.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, law professor Jonathan Turley & Gloria Borger about Kennedy & a successor. [TOOBIN - offers views on how Roe v. Wade is dead with all 24 candidates to the right of Kennedy so states will ban abortion.] [TURLEY - offers views on how Roe v. Wade will be chipped away with Kennedy's legacy being the 5-4 beat.] [BORGER - offers views on how the Democrats have no leverage with red state Democrats likely to okay the nominee.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Schneider, Jessica

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