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Justice Stephen Breyer

Scalia on Retirees Losing Their Health Insurance: 'I Can't Feel Bad About It'

Nan Aron | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics
Nan Aron

In Apple Grove, West Virginia, there are some retirees from a chemical plant whose Christmas wishes probably include this: They want to keep the health insurance they were promised.

Did A Supreme Court Justice Just Admit To Being An Atheist?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in a case about the constitutionality of a New York town's practice of beginning local legislative me...

Justice Has Shoulder Surgery After Bike Accident

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is in a Washington hospital after shoulder replacement surgery following a bicycle accident. Court...

Supreme Court Backs Student In Textbook Copyright Case

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 03.19.2013 | College

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that textbooks and other goods made and sold abroad can be re-sold online and in discount stores without...

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Justices Talk Potential Puerto Rico-Born U.S. President

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer seemed to indicate Thursday they'd consider a U.S. citizen born in Puerto Rico...

Supreme Court Justice A Victim Of Crime Again

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

People apparently like to steal things from Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. The Washington Post reported Thursday that Breyer's Georgetown ho...

Reading the Constitution: Originalism That Defies History

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

Originalism has been manipulated by the right to mask its approach to determining the values enforced by the Constitution. The originalists of the right are entitled to their own opinions, but not to their own text, and not to their own history.

Justice Stephen Breyer: Enemy of Free Speech

Nathan Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Harden

Is Breyer so infatuated with security that he is willing trade in our basic freedoms for it? Burning a Quran is a stupid thing to do but we must not allow the illiberality of our enemies to infect our constitutional rights.

The Supremacy of Law: Justice Stephen Breyer at Sun Valley Writers' Conference

Michael Ames | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Ames

A lot of important and talented people touched down in Sun Valley, Idaho, this summer, but only one had the term "Supreme" on his business card.

Supreme Court Justices Don't Know Much About Twitter

MSNBC.com | Carrie Dann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It hasn't been a such a great week for those who'd like to dismantle a persistent stereotype about the statesmen who roam the halls of power in Washin...