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Stephen Breyer
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Stephen Breyer is an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. He is a resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C.

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Active Liberty
Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution
Written by Stephen Breyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $15.00

A brilliant new approach to the Constitution and courts of the United States by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.

For Justice Breyer, the Constitution’s primary role is to preserve and encourage what he calls “active liberty”: citizen participation in shaping government and its laws. As this book argues, promoting active liberty requires... Read more >
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Active Liberty
Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution
Written by Stephen Breyer


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Making Our Democracy Work
A Judge's View
Written by Stephen Breyer


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Making Our Democracy Work
A Judge's View
Written by Stephen Breyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $16.00

Charged with the responsibility of interpreting the Constitution, the Supreme Court has the awesome power to strike down laws enacted by our elected representatives. Why does the public accept the Court’s decisions as legitimate and follow them, even when those decisions are highly unpopular? What must the Court do to maintain... Read more >
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