Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy of the US Supreme Court announced his retirement from the United States Supreme Court Yesterday. Although there has been reporting on how he was the "Swing" vote, he has in fact been solidly conservative--and he himself noted at one time: The Cases Swing, I don't!!! It will give President Trump another shot at an appointment and the US Senate Majority Leader has promised a confirmation by the Fall--although he himself blocked a nomination as it was an election year. As such, it will be an interesting political discourse to be witness though over the course of the Summer.
The New York Times' Deal Book put together this brief snapshot this morning that underscores how the Court will continue to act as it did, for instance, with Unions and Arbitration during this past term: