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Three Arnold & Porter Attorneys Quoted in National Media on Breyer Retirement, Legacy

January 31, 2022

Three Arnold & Porter partners were recently quoted in national outlets on the announced retirement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.

Partner John Elwood, head of Arnold & Porter’s Appellate and Supreme Court practice, was quoted in an article from The National Law Journal discussing Breyer’s influence and voice on the court, noting his “human presence” on the bench during his tenure.

Appellate & Supreme Court senior counsel Kirk Jenkins was quoted in a related Bloomberg Law discussing Biden’s potential choice to succeed Breyer, Leondra Kruger. Jenkins, who has previously argued before Kruger, notes her “cautious” approach to cases.

Partner John B. Bellinger, III, who co-heads the firm’s Global Law and Public Policy practice, spoke with Law360 on Justice Breyer’s national security legacy, specifically his votes in favor of procedural protections for Guantanamo detainees during his tenure on the court.

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