Justices of the Supreme Court sit for their official group photo in June 2017. Seated, from left: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Kennedy, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Clarence Thomas and Stephen Breyer. Standing: Elena Kagan, Samuel Alito Jr., Sonia Sotomayor and Neil Gorsuch.

Justice Kennedy is a moderate and a champion for the gay-rights movement. President Trump will likely replace him with a staunch conservative, which would fundamentally shift the culture of the court.

From the article: Supreme Court To Lose Its Swing Voter: Justice Anthony Kennedy To Retire

Justices of the Supreme Court sit for their official group photo in June 2017. Seated, from left: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Kennedy, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Clarence Thomas and Stephen Breyer. Standing: Elena Kagan, Samuel Alito Jr., Sonia Sotomayor and Neil Gorsuch

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