David Hackett Souter (/ ˈ s uː t ər / SOO-tər; born September 17, 1939) is an American lawyer and jurist who served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1990 until his retirement in 2009.
David Hackett Souter, (born September 17, 1939, Melrose, Massachusetts, U.S.), associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1990 to 2009. Souter’s father was a bank manager and his mother a store clerk. He spent his early childhood in a Boston suburb before his family moved to rural East Weare, New Hampshire, in 1950.
Oct 8, 1990 · Souter began his career as a lawyer in New Hampshire at a prominent private firm, Orr & Reno, and was already described as a “natural judge” by his colleagues. After realizing he disliked private practice, he took a position in the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office in 1968.
Justice David Hackett Souter (1939- ), a jurist who served on the Supreme Court from 1990 until 2009, often showed sensitivity to First Amendment values. In most areas of First Amendment jurisprudence, he was a consistent voice for the protection of free-expression principles.
Jul 9, 2018 · As much as any single justice, David Souter—for who he was, and who he wasn’t—fundamentally altered the political terrain on which the coming confirmation battle will be fought.
May 14, 2012 · Before retiring from the Supreme Court in 2009, liberal Justice David Souter penned a dissent so critical of the court's conservative justices, Chief Justice John Roberts went to great lengths to...
Jul 26, 2013 · Here is a look at the life of David Souter, former United States Supreme Court Associate Justice. Personal Birth date: September 17, 1939 Birth place: Melrose, Massachusetts