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Re: John McCain vs. Clinton/Obama


In case you were wondering, here, in descending order, are the projected ages of the current justices on January 20, 2013 (at the end of the next presidential term) and on January 20, 2017 (at the end of the following term—possibly the second term of the next elected president):


Justice Stevens:  92, 96

Justice Ginsburg:  79, 83

Justice Scalia:  76, 80

Justice Kennedy:  76, 80

Justice Breyer:  74, 78

Justice Souter:  73, 77

Justice Thomas:  64, 68

Justice Alito:  62, 66

Chief Justice Roberts:  57, 61

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