Transcript for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire Thursday
[MUSIC PLAYING] - But first, we begin with breaking news from the highest court in the land. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer says he will officially step down from the bench tomorrow at noon, relinquishing duty as a justice and clearing the way for the swearing in of the nation's first Black woman justice, the Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson.
In a letter Justice Breyer said, quote, "it has been my great honor to participate as a judge in the effort to maintain our Constitution and rule of law." Tomorrow will be the last opinions delivered by Justice Breyer. He retires at 83-years-old and has served more than 30 years on the bench.
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