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But the four dissenting justices -- two of whom, Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer, remain on the high court -- argued the court has to intervene when boundaries are drawn solely for the advantage of one political party over the other. "Sometimes purely political 'gerrymandering' will fail to ...
But the comparison is best demonstrated by Justice Stephen Breyer's question in his powerful Jennings dissent: "Would the Constitution leave Government free to starve, beat, or lash those held within our boundaries? If not, then … how can the Constitution authorize the Government to imprison arbitrarily ...
Justice Stephen Breyer answered questions from the crowd on the Supreme Court's pivotal role in the American political system. Andrew Walsh | Cavalier Daily. United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer spoke about international events and their relationship to the American legal system in a ...
And Justice Stephen Breyer noted that Minnesota has had virtually no problems with its law for 100 years. But Justice Neil Gorsuch suggested Minnesota's law is "a bit of an outlier" in terms of its broad reach. And Justice Samuel Alito said Minnesota's law invites "arbitrary enforcement." Alito peppered ...
Justice Stephen Breyer, however, saw something far more chilling in the majority's opinion. Taking the rare and dramatic step of reading his dissent from the bench, Breyer cautioned that the court's conservative majority may be willing to strip immigrants of personhood in a manner that harkens back to Dred ...

So what's the latest news from Incarceration Nation? Well, as the ACLU tells us, there are a million stories in Incarceration Nation and some of them really suck. Ms. L. had fled with her child from their home in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Ms. L. left in fear for her life. Now, the pair was finally in ...
Reading from his 33-page written dissent, Justice Stephen Breyer signaled alarm with the majority's holding that asylum seekers and other arriving aliens can be detained indefinitely without bond hearings. He called the DOJ's position that the immigrants aren't technically on U.S. soil a "legal fiction.".
As Justice Stephen Breyer points out in his dissent in Jennings, "ultimately many members of these groups win their claims" and are allowed to remain. But the waiting time can be many months or years. For example, consider the respondent in this case, Alejandro Jennings. He was brought to the U.S. as a ...
Hellerstedt, which struck down state abortion restrictions using the standards laid out in Casey) -- that would be Ginsburg, Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan -- steps down and gives Trump another appointment, we could be back in the days of states determining the ...
The justices ruled unanimously that District Of Columbia police were within their rights to arrest 21 partygoers for trespassing and disorderly conduct in 2008 at a boozy bachelor party hosted by a woman named Peaches. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote that police made an "entirely reasonable inference" ...
Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer answered questions from a couple dozen students at the University of North Florida before giving a lecture Monday night. (Andrew Pantazi/Florida Times-Union). Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer answered questions from a couple dozen ...
Justice Stephen Breyer echoed Ohio's argument that the state was trying to fulfill another goal of federal law, decreasing the number of dead or ineligible voters on the rolls. True enough, but there are ways to improve the accuracy of voter lists without presuming that people who choose not to vote in one or ...
But there is a split among the circuits on the issue. During oral arguments Tuesday, the justices raised questions about various instances that may allow the police to conduct a search of a vehicle without a warrant. Justice Stephen Breyer suggested a situation in which a father gives permission to one son to ...
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer is scheduled to speak at UNF on Jan. 22, 2018 and E-tickets are now available here. Tickets are free and only require registration. Breyer will be speaking on American Law and New Global Realities. The talk will take place at the UNF Arena at 7 p.m..
The Brookings Institution has announced that it will publish a book based on a magisterial dissent by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer from a case on racially segregated classrooms decided a decade ago. Against Segregation in America's schools, tentatively scheduled for publication in 2019, will ...

On Jan. 22, Justice Stephen Breyer will be coming onto campus to give a lecture as a part of the Presidential Lecture series. The Department of Public Relations just released a statement that due to "possible parking and traffic congestion on campus" that day, parking arrangements will change. On Jan.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer raised concerns Wednesday that defendants in criminal cases will "walk right into jail" if the high court decides a defense attorney cannot admit his client is guilty over the objections of the client if the lawyer is trying to avoid the death penalty. Breyer, who has ...
Just after Justice Stephen Breyer sat down to discuss his book about the U.S. Supreme Court and the influence of world issues, his interviewer ...
The Chief was joined on stage by Justices Anthony Kennedy ('61), Stephen Breyer ('64), Elena Kagan ('86), Neil Gorsuch ('91) as well as ...
From left, Alan Egenthal, director of the ACE Lifelong Learning Center at the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches with author David G. Dalin.
It is anticipated that Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, and Elena Kagan will kick off the 200-year ...
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Visits Ralph Nader Tort Museum in ... In 1994, President Bill Clinton nominated Stephen Breyer to be a ...
WASHINGTON (CN) - Justice Stephen Breyer took a stand for workers Monday as the Supreme Court kicked off its October term with a focus ...
September 29, 2017, 8:31 AM | Just days before the new Supreme Court term, Justice Stephen Breyer is sharing his concern about the ...
Beneath a video image of Justice Stephen G. Breyer, Norah O'Donnell questions the jurist. Justice Stephen G. Breyer knows the game. Without ...
Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy, left, and Stephen Breyer, right, walk with Chief Justice John Robert during a procession last week at ...
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer had just described a system in which "if party A wins a majority of votes, party A controls the legislature.
This order noted the dissents of the Court's four liberal justices - Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan ...
... investigations in the city state's attorney's office, a clerk for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and president of the Harvard Law Review.
... it noted that the four liberal judges (Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Stephen Breyer and Ruth Bader Ginsburg) disagreed with the decision.
The four liberal justices on the court -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan -- noted that they would have ...
Update: Justice Stephen Breyer's middle initial was originally cited as "M" instead of "G". A correction has been made.judges across the ...
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer tackled a critical topic head on, and with very little hesitation revealed the ruling on ... his favorite movie ...
"Probably only a couple of the justices, [Stephen] Breyer and [Ruth Bader] Ginsburg, are qualified. They're OK, they're not great." Posner was ...
That stark note well could have been a Roberts consensus-building concession to win the vote (in particular) of liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, ...
U.S. Appeals Court Judge Richard Posner, whose acerbic wit and legal opinions made him a legend in legal circles, announced Friday that he ...
... and Justice Stephen Breyer has given lectures on the relationship between U.S. and international law -- an issue many conservatives hate.
If the Ziglar opinion is defensible at all (in case it's not obvious, I side with Justice Stephen Breyer, along with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who ...
Justice Stephen Breyer, an institutional pragmatist, seemed to seize on the case to portend the heavy lift that awaited the justice system in the ...
The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville and the University of North Florida will co-host an evening with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen ...
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said in an interview aired Tuesday that judges make poor politicians, that he misses late Justice ...
Justice Stephen Breyer, however, has repeatedly indicated his desire for the Supreme Court to review the death penalty. Breyer has authored ...
Coyle's talk was interspersed with delightful stories about her career, the court and the justices. There was the time Stephen Breyer's cell phone ...
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is 79. Representative Maxine Waters, Democrat of California, is 79. Author-journalist Linda Ellerbee is ...
In addition to Kennedy, speculation has also centered on the future of liberal justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 84, and Stephen Breyer, 78.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer wrote of the provisions struck down in the Court's decision that "when directly asked at oral argument ...
Four other justices - Justices John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, David Souter and Stephen Breyer - disagreed; they would have ...
Is it, as Justice Stephen Breyer concluded, like refusing to send a fire truck to a burning church--a clear, religion-based denial of "ordinary" and ...


 

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