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  1. Statue of John H. Stevens by Johannes Gelert in Minnehaha Park. John Harrington Stevens (June 13, 1820 – May 28, 1900) was the first authorized resident on the west bank of the Mississippi River in what would become Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was granted permission to occupy the site, then part of the Fort Snelling military reservation, in ...

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    Early life and education

    Stevens was born on April 20, 1920, in Hyde Park, Chicago, Illinois, to a wealthy family. His paternal grandfather had formed an insurance company and held real estate in Chicago, while his granduncle owned the Chas A. Stevens department store. His father, Ernest James Stevens (1884–1972), was a lawyer who later became an hotelier, owning two hotels, the La Salle and the Stevens Hotel. The family lost ownership of the hotels during the Great Depression, and Stevens's father, grandfather, and...

    Legal career, 1947–1970

    After receiving high recommendations from several Northwestern faculty members, Stevens served as a clerk to Supreme Court justice Wiley Rutledgeduring the 1947–48 term. Following his clerkship, Stevens returned to Chicago and joined the law firm of Poppenhusen, Johnston, Thompson & Raymond (now Jenner & Block). Stevens was admitted to the bar in 1949. He determined that he would not stay long at the Poppenhusen firm after being docked his pay for the day he took off to travel to Springfield...

    Judicial career, 1970–2010

    Stevens's role in the Greenberg Commission catapulted him to prominence and was largely responsible for President Richard Nixon's decision to appoint Stevens as a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on November 20, 1970. His nomination was put forth by a former University of Chicago classmate, Illinois Senator Charles H. Percy. On November 28, 1975, President Gerald Ford nominated Stevens as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, to a seat vac...

    On the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Stevens had a moderately conservative record. Early in his tenure on the Supreme Court, Stevens had a relatively moderate voting record. He voted to reinstate capital punishment in the United States and opposed race-based admissions programs, such as the program at issue in Regents of t...


    Stevens authored the majority opinion in Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., 467 U.S. 837 (1984). The opinion stands for how courts review administrative agencies' interpretations of their organic statutes. If the organic statute unambiguously expresses the will of Congress, the court enforces the legislature's intent. If the statute is unclear (and is thus thought to reflect a Congressional delegation of power to the agency to interpret the statute), and the agen...

    Crawford v. Marion County Election Board

    Stevens wrote the lead opinion in Crawford v. Marion County Election Board, a case where the Court upheld the right of states to require an official photo identification card to help ensure that only citizens vote. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy joined this opinion, and justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito agreed with them on the outcome. Edward B. Foley, an election law expert at Ohio State University, said the Stevens opinion might represent an...

    Bush v. Gore

    In Bush v. Gore, 531 U.S. 98 (2000), Stevens wrote a scathing dissent on the Court's ruling to stay the recount of votes in Floridaduring the 2000 presidential election. He believed that the holding displayed "an unstated lack of confidence in the impartiality and capacity of the state judges who would make the critical decisions if the vote count were to proceed". He continued, "The endorsement of that position by the majority of this Court can only lend credence to the most cynical appraisa...

    In 2011, Stevens published a memoir entitled Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir, which detailed his legal career during the tenure of five of the Supreme Court's chief justices. In Five Chiefs, Stevens recounts his time as a law clerk during the tenure of Chief Justice Vinson; his experiences as a private attorney during the Warren era; and his ex...

    Stevens married Elizabeth Sheeren in 1942. He was on the high court when the couple divorced thirty-seven years later in 1979. Later that same year, he married Maryan Simon; they remained married until her death in 2015. Stevens had four children, two of whom predeceased him. Stevens was a Protestant, and upon his retirement, the Supreme Court had ...

    Stevens was portrayed by the actor William Schallert in the 2008 film Recount. He was portrayed by David Grant Wright in two episodes of Boston Legal in which Alan Shore and Denny Craneappear before the Supreme Court. According to an April 2009 article in The Wall Street Journal, Stevens "rendered an opinion on who wrote Shakespeare's plays," procl...

    Abraham, Henry J. (1992), Justices and Presidents: A Political History of Appointments to the Supreme Court (3rd ed.), New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-506557-3
    Barnhart, Bill; Schlickman, Gene (2010), John Paul Stevens: An Independent Life, DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, ISBN 978-0-87580-419-4
    Cushman, Clare (2001), The Supreme Court Justices: Illustrated Biographies, 1789–1995 (2nd ed.), (Supreme Court Historical Society, Congressional Quarterly Books), ISBN 1-56802-126-7
    Frank, John P. (1995), Friedman, Leon; Israel, Fred L. (eds.), The Justices of the United States Supreme Court: Their Lives and Major Opinions, Chelsea House Publishers, ISBN 0-7910-1377-4
    John Paul Stevens at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
    John Paul Stevens at Ballotpedia
    Issue positions and quotes at OnTheIssues
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  5. John Frank Stevens (1853–1943), American engineer, builder of the Panama Canal; John H. Stevens (1820–1900), American farmer and politician, founder of Minneapolis; John Paul Stevens (1920–2019), American lawyer; See also: John Stephens; J. Christopher Stevens ( John Christopher Stevens; 1960–2012), American diplomat

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