WASHINGTON — John Paul Stevens, the second oldest and third longest-serving Supreme Court justice in history and a Republican president’s nominee who went on to lead the court’s liberal wing, died Tuesday at the age of 99.
Stevens died in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., of complications from a stroke he suffered on Monday, according to a press release.
The article goes on to state the following:
For 35 years, Stevens’ trademark bow tie and gentle mien belied a competitive edge that turned up in his opinions and dissents, most often defending the rights of individuals against the government.
According to a tweet from NBC News, Stevens was “the third-longest serving justice in US Supreme Court history.”
BREAKING: John Paul Stevens, the third-longest serving justice in US Supreme Court history, has died at age 99, according to a Supreme Court official. https://t.co/kdrUxk2XiK pic.twitter.com/v6j0eD9kCw
— NBC News (@NBCNews) July 17, 2019
Justice John Paul Stevens has died at 99.
— Yashar Ali (@yashar) July 17, 2019
— ABC News (@ABC) July 17, 2019
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