Today in Legal History…February 18, 1988

Today in Legal History…February 18, 1988

POSTED: Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 12:44pm

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 10:58pm

Justice Anthony Kennedy is sworn in to the U.S. Supreme Court. Nominated by President Reagan, Kennedy became the youngest justice on the court at the time. He is now arguably the most influential justice at the moment haven taken O’Connor’s place as the swing vote on the court.