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On This Date in Legal History

On August 15, 1938, Justice Stephen Breyer was born. On May 13, 1994, President Clinton appointed him to the Supreme Court. On July 29, 1994, the Senate confirmed his nomination– the vote was 87-9. Take a look at the Senate’s … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On August 3, 1994, Justice Harry Blackmun retired from the Supreme Court after 24 years. He’s probably best known for writing the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade. On the same day, Stephen Breyer (nominated by President Clinton) was sworn … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

On August 15, 1938, Justice Stephen Breyer was born. On May 13, 1994, President Clinton appointed him to the Supreme Court. On July 29, 1994, the Senate confirmed his nomination– the vote was 87-9. Take a look at the Senate’s … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

This month Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer spoke at Columbia University.  You’ll find his conversation with Lee Bollinger, the university’s president, at http://goo.gl/XLXJ1W.  Justice Breyer is quite engaging and shares his thoughts on the need to understand other countries’ laws to … Continue reading

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In The News This Week

Yesterday United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was interviewed on This Week.  You can listen to the entire interview at http://goo.gl/qpgrg5.

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Justice Stephen Breyer on The Late Show

Yesterday Justice Stephen Breyer appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Watch this fun interview at  https://goo.gl/LTBKP1.

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On This Date in Legal History

On August 3, 1994, Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun retired after 24 years on the court.  He’s probably best known for writing the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade.  On the same day, Justice Stephen Breyer (nominated by President Clinton) … Continue reading

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