Stephen Breyer

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Listen | Day 1 Highlights from the Supreme Court Health Care Case

Monday, March 26, 2012

On Monday, as the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments on the constitutionality of the health care individual mandate, the nine Justices had to answer a question of terminology that’s been debated since 2009: is “Obamacare” a “tax”?


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How to Increase Youth Involvement in Democracy

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Yesterday on The Takeaway, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said one of the best ways to ensure the continued success of American democracy is to get young people engaged again. "My commercial message is let's restore the teaching of civics to the high schools so that younger generations will know how their government works," Breyer said. "They’ll know a little bit about history and they’ll understand the importance of participating in the community's life." But what does it take to get today's students excited about civic life and government?

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Supreme Court Lessons: Justice Stephen Breyer on American Democracy

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Stephen Breyer, Supreme Court Justice and author of Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View, on The Brian Lehrer Show

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