What does a Supreme Court justice do in retirement?

John Paul Stevens had served 341/years on the U.S. Supreme Court when he retired in June of last year. That made him the third longest-serving justice in the nation’s history, and his age at the time — 90 years and two months — made him the second-oldest to have sat on the court, just behind Oliver Wendell Holmes. So has Stevens been relaxing? Not much, it turns out. He’s just come out with a new book, “Five Chiefs,” a compendium of memories of each chief justice he served with, from Fred Vinson through John Roberts, and a treatise on his beliefs that each justice, not just the chief, influences and molds the highest court in the land. “The Chief Justice of the United States has often been described as the ‘first among equals,’

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