U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens retired in June, but he left behind freshly minted decisions that will extend his legacy in day-to-day court cases for years to come. ...two decisions that got fewer headlines when they were announced are also producing a broad ripple effect in courtrooms, and both were written by Stevens: Padilla v. Kentucky and Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder."
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