The Supreme Court of the United States released its final opinions for its current term on Friday, July 2. Court-watchers predicted (indeed, many hoped) that the Court’s elder justice, 83-year-old Stephen Breyer, would announce his retirement immediately thereafter.
I’m hearing rumors circulating that Justice Breyer could announce his retirement today-these are just rumors so stay tuned for confirmation.
— Amee Vanderpool (@girlsreallyrule) July 2, 2021
Happy Breyer Retire Eve to all who celebrate.
— Anthony Michael Kreis (@AnthonyMKreis) July 1, 2021
The custom has been that justices planning to retire announce their intentions before the Court