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He is 78 years old.Breyer’s Justice Stephen Breyer from United States

Justice Stephen Breyer, a renowned jurist on the United States Supreme Court, announced his retirement from the bench Tuesday. He is 78 years old.Breyer’s departure means that President Barack Obama will have unprecedented conatrol of both the court’s right and left wings for at least eight more months. The retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer from the Supreme Court of the United States has left many people both thrilled and concerned about the future of the law. Over the course of his thirty years on the Supreme Court, Justice Breyer has been a staunch defender of the rights of individuals and argued cases that have influenced legal precedents for years to come. His retirement, therefore, will likely result in a change in the way the courts operate and the way that particular rights are protected. Reaction to Justice Breyer’s retirement has been primarily positive, with most fellow justices and lawyers lauding his work on the bench and his role in shaping the law over the past three

Emmett Till was a 14-year old black boy who was lynched in 1955

Emmett Till's family seeks the arrest Emmett Till was a 14-year old black boy who was lynched in 1955 for allegedly whistling at white women. Till's family and many civil rights advocates believe that his murder is still unsolved.  In February of 2014, the FBI reopening its investigation into Emmett Till’s case after new evidence surfaced linking two men to the crime. For more than fifty years now, the Till family has been seeking justice for the murder of their son, Emmett Till. Till was brutally tortured and murdered in 1955 at the age of fourteen in Mississippi, after he had allegedly whistled at a white woman.  Till's sister, Mamie, fought tirelessly to bring the killers to justice, and she remains dedicated to this cause today. It was not until 2004 that Bryant and Milam were finally arrested and charged with Till's murder. Mamie and her husband, Roy Bryant, were key witnesses in the case, and their testimonies helped to bring about their convictions. In spite of t