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Stephen Breyer retired. Why not Kagan and Sotomayor?

Last week, Politico leaked a shocking (but not surprising) draft outlining the Supreme Court’s plan to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that made abortion a constitutionally protected right. The overturning of Roe would be a devastating blow to women’s rights, and underscores the crisis America is facing....
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The pragmatic consequentialism of Justice Stephen Breyer

Justice Stephen Breyer’s announcement of his intention to retire at the end of the Supreme Court’s current term provides occasion to contrast his approach to judging with the very different approach of the court majority he leaves behind. The contrast is frequently explained in partisan terms: Justice Breyer is a “liberal” who was appointed by […] The post The pragmatic consequentialism of Justice Stephen Breyer appeared first on Daily Montanan.
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Justices Neil Gorsuch and Stephen Breyer Skeptical of Federal Government’s Efforts to Keep Money Away from Veterans Unlawfully Denied Benefits for Decades

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a case about a veteran’s disability benefits that were denied because the government misread and misapplied a federal law for decades. In the case stylized as George v. McDonough, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Stephen Breyer offered extreme skepticism of...
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Justice Stephen Breyer receives Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal, discusses time on Supreme Court

Over 250 Law students, professors and community members gathered to watch Justice Stephen Breyer accept the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law Tuesday afternoon. Justice Breyer — who has spent 28 years serving on the U.S. Supreme Court and will retire at the end of this term — was given the award for his dedicated commitment to public service and the values of democracy.
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