Justice Breyer on the Supreme Court's Authority and Politics

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer delivered remarks on the Court and the state of politics during a virtual lecture at Harvard Law School. He titled the speech… read more

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer delivered remarks on the Court and the state of politics during a virtual lecture at Harvard Law School. He titled the speech “The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics.” It was a part of the Scalia lecture series given annually. In remarks, Justice Breyer cautioned against proposals to expand the number of seats on the Court. Other topics he touched on included the importance of learning the judiciary branch’s role in government, civic education, getting involved in public life and the need to learn how to compromise no matter one’s age. close

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Justice Breyer on the Supreme Court's Authority and Politics

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Program ID:
510748-1
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Public Affairs Event
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First Aired:
Apr 12, 2021 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 13, 2021 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 12, 2021 | 6:26pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 12, 2021 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 13, 2021 | 1:46am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 13, 2021 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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