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U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter plans to retire after more than 18 years on the high court. He said Friday in a letter to the White House that he will leave the court after the current session ends in June.

Souter's departure gives President Obama his first chance to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court.

Heidi Collins spoke to CNN's senior legal analyst, Jeffrey Toobin, on Friday about Souter. Here's an edited version of the discussion: Read full article »

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