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Please Stay, Justice Kennedy. America Needs You

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'Your departure right now would not be good for the court, and for the nation.Your vote you would most likely be the key vote to rein in partisan gerrymandering, one of the most corrosive and anti-democratic practices in modern America.  You delivered landmark legal victories for Americans of all political stripes; your mere presence affects which cases the justices choose to review!Did you spend a lifetime upholding the Constitution and the values of civility and decency in American public life only to have your replacement chosen by Trump, whose campaign & administration are under criminal investigation -- who has so little regard/ understanding of the role of the judiciary, the separation of powers and the rule of law? The GOP smells blood — if they can install another rock-ribbed conservative the court will have a locked-in right-wing majority for the rest of our lifetimes.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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