In this May 30, 2012 photo, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens speaks at a lecture presented by the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

In this May 30, 2012 photo, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens speaks at a lecture presented by the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

John Paul Stevens evolved into Supreme Court’s liberal lion

The former justice, who served 35 years on the high court, died Tuesday in Florida. He was 99.

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