Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire after more than 27 years on the bench, according to a report from NBC News on Wednesday, citing “people familiar with his thinking.”
Breyer’s retirement would make room forto make an appointment, the first of his administration. This opening on the Supreme Court would be the first since died in 2020.
The Supreme Court and the White House didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment.
In the last year, the high court has ruled on and weighed in on topics likefor businesses, and , a law that protects social media companies from liability for content posted by their users.
This is a developing story.