- There are rumors that Justice Kennedy is considering retirement
- Elizabeth Wydra: If Kennedy wants to preserve his legacy, particularly on gay rights and reproductive health, he should stay on the court
Elizabeth Wydra is President of the Constitutional Accountability Center, a public interest law firm and think tank dedicated to promoting the idea that the Constitution's text and history are inherently progressive. The views expressed in this commentary are her own.
(CNN)Are rumors of US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's looming retirement greatly exaggerated? None of us outside the Court can know for sure, but there are important, interlocking reasons that counsel against Kennedy leaving the Court at this momentous point in our nation's history.