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Which current US Supreme Court Justice has been on the Court for the least amount of time?

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As of August 2010, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, whom President Barack Obama appointed to succeed retired Justice John Paul Stevens.

Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who was appointed by President Barack Obama to replace retired Justice David H. Souter, and sworn in on August 8, 2009 was Junior Justice on the Court prior to Kagan.

The Junior Justice is responsible for low-level administrative chores, such as making coffee and answering the conference room door (no, really!).
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