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Who is the Oldest Justice?

The current display in the Law School lobby features photos and information about the United States Supreme Court. It contains information such as the ages and birth dates of the Justices. Did you know that Justice Stevens is by far the oldest Justice? He is 88 years old. At 53, Chief Justice Roberts is the youngest. Additionally, the display contains information about how frequently the Justices voted together in the most recent term. (Click here and here for voting agreement matrices.) The display also includes several spatial distributions of the Justices based on how often they voted together. (Click here, here, and here.) For additional metrics and visualizations about the Supreme Court, visit this page.


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