Justice Stephen Breyer Remarks on the Constitution
Through the analysis of past cases, including those concerning slavery, the Cherokee Indians, and detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Justice… read more
Through the analysis of past cases, including those concerning slavery, the Cherokee Indians, and detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Justice Stephen Breyer examined the history of the U.S. Supreme Court’s journey to establish its legitimacy as guardian of the Constitution.
“Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge’s View” was part of the New York Historical Society’s President Bill Clinton Lecture Series in American History. It was held at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. close
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