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Breyer, Stephen G. 1938-

Works: 276 works in 570 publications in 4 languages and 22,829 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Court decisions and opinions  Trials, litigation, etc  Casebooks (Law)  Educational films  Constitution  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Publishing director, Narrator, Other, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Director, jud, Speaker, Editor
Classifications: KF4550, 342.7302
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Our Constitution : a conversation by Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen G. Breyer spoke with several Philadelphia area high school students in June 2005 in Washington, D.C. The students and justices discussed the significance of the judiciary and the ways that independence is protected by the Constitution
Regulation and its reform by Stephen G Breyer( )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On its Surface, this book is aimed at the topical issue of regulatory reform. But underneath it strives to go beyond the topical, seeking to analyze regulation as a distinct discipline and to help teach it as a separate subject
Making our democracy work : a judge's view by Stephen G Breyer( Book )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Justice Breyer discusses what the Court must do going forward to maintain that public confidence and argues for interpreting the Constitution in a way that works in practice. He forcefully rejects competing approaches that look exclusively to the Constitution's text or to the eighteenth-century views of the framers. Instead, he advocates a pragmatic approach that applies unchanging constitutional values to ever-changing circumstances -- an approach that will best demonstrate to the public that the Constitution continues to serve us well."--Jacket
Active liberty : interpreting our democratic Constitution by Stephen G Breyer( Book )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines and examines the principles of active liberty and emphasizes its importance in constitutional and statutory interpretation
The court and the world : American law and the new global realities by Stephen G Breyer( Book )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this original, far-reaching and timely book, Justice Stephen Breyer examines the work of SCOTUS in an increasingly interconnected world, a world in which all sorts of public and private activity--from the conduct of national security policy to the conduct of international trade--obliges the Court to consider and understand circumstances beyond America's borders. At a time when ordinary citizens may book international lodging directly through online sites like Airbnb, it has become clear that judicial awareness can no longer stop at the water's edge."--2e de couv
Against the death penalty by Stephen G Breyer( )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A landmark dissenting opinion arguing against the death penalty. Does the death penalty violate the Constitution? In Against the Death Penalty, Justice Stephen G. Breyer argues that it does: that it is carried out unfairly and inconsistently, and thus violates the ban on "cruel and unusual punishments" specified by the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution. "Today's administration of the death penalty," Breyer writes, "involves three fundamental constitutional defects: (1) serious unreliability, (2) arbitrariness in application, and (3) unconscionably long delays that undermine the death penalty's penological purpose. Perhaps as a result, (4) most places within the United States have abandoned its use." This volume contains Breyer's dissent in the case of Glossip v. Gross, which involved an unsuccessful challenge to Oklahoma's use of a lethal-injection drug because it might cause severe pain. Justice Breyer's legal citations have been edited to make them understandable to a general audience, but the text retains the full force of his powerful argument that the time has come for the Supreme Court to revisit the constitutionality of the death penalty. Breyer was joined in his dissent from the bench by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Their passionate argument has been cited by many legal experts - including fellow Justice Antonin Scalia - as signaling an eventual Court ruling striking down the death penalty. A similar dissent in 1963 by Breyer's mentor, Justice Arthur J. Goldberg, helped set the stage for a later ruling, imposing what turned out to be a four-year moratorium on executions"--
A conversation on the Constitution : judicial independence by Stephen G Breyer( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer, Anthony Kennedy and Sandra Day O'Connor join high school students from California and Pennsylvania to discuss why we need an independent judiciary. Taped in May 2006, the justices take questions from the students and discuss the ways that the Constitution safeguards the role of judges so that they in turn can safeguard the rights of minorities and those with unpopular views
Judges in contemporary democracy : an international conversation by Project Muse( )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law, politics, and society in the modern West have been marked by the increasing power of the judge: the development of constitutional justice, the evolution of international judiciaries, and judicial systems that extend even further into social life. Judges make decisions that not only enforce the law, but also codify the values of our times. In the summer of 2000, an esteemed group of judges and legal scholars met in Provence, France, to consider the role of the judge in modern society. They included Robert Badinter, former president of the Constitutional Council in France; Stephen Breyer, J
Energy regulation by the Federal Power Commission by Stephen G Breyer( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Administrative law and regulatory policy : problems, text, and cases by Stephen G Breyer( Book )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This book] examines administrative procedure and policy in light of substantive policy issues, such as public health and safety, environmental protections, and the regulation of the economy. Questions, notes, and problems support fruitful analysis of Supreme Court decisions, administrative acts, and matters of contemporary debate. Features [of this book include]: revised materials on presidential appointment and removal; e-rulemaking, the Obama Administration’s transparency and openness initiatives, and new technologies; material on the Information Quality Act, midnight regulations, and guidance documents; a new section on global administrative law; [and] significant new Supreme Court decisions."--
Breaking the vicious circle : toward effective risk regulation by Stephen G Breyer( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video resources on the Constitution( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1.; Conversations on the Constitution : A conversation on the Constitution with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy : The importance of the Yick Wo Case --; A conversation on the Constitution with Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Sandra Day O'Connor, and Anthony M. Kennedy : The importance of the Japanese Internment Cases --; A conversation on the Constitution with Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Antonin Scalia : Judicial interpretations --; disc 2.; The Constitution project documentaries : The Constitution project : One person, one vote --; The Constitution project : an independent judiciary --; disc 3.; Conversations on the Constitution : A conversation with Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. on the origin, nature and importance of the Supreme Court --; A conversation on the Constitution with Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Sandra Day O'Connor, and Anthony M. Kennedy : Judicial independence --; A conversation on the Constitution with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Fourteenth Amendment
Video resources on the Constitution 2009( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Disc 1. Freedom of speech: Amid the turmoil of the 1960s, students decided to wear black armbands to protest the Vietnam War, igniting a legal battle that led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision, Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969), which defined students' right to free speech in school. This conversation focuses on free speech in light of Tinker and the Morse v. Frederick (2007) case. Jury Service: This conversation explores the history and responsibilities of juries and the role they play in the United States judicial system. Juries: In 11 short video segments, constitutional experts, lawyers and judges discuss the importance of jury service, including the history of English and American juries, types of juries, qualifications for jury service and what to expect as a juror. Disc 2. Yick Wo and the Equal Protection clause: In Yick Wo v. Hopkins (1886), the U.S. Supreme Court held that non-citizens had due process rights under the 14th Amendment. the plaintiff, an immigrant from China who had run a laundry service for 22 years, filed suit after he was denied a permit to operate his business. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that although the laundry permit law was race-neutral, it was applied in a discriminatory fashion. Korematsu and civil liberties: After America was attacked by Japan at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 consigning 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry (two-thirds of them American citizens) to internment camps. Fred Korematsu challenged the internment all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. In Korematsu v. United States (1944), the court sided with the government. Decades later, Congress and the U.S. president formally apologized for the internment"--Container
The road to political democracy : from Plato to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union by Robert Senelle( )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How did democracy, a regime of a numerically insignificant minority in Antiquity, evolve to a 21st century self-evidence in (and beyond) the Western world? That is what this book is about. 'The Road to Political Democracy' is two books in one. In the first part it drafts the red line of the growth of democracy, through the enhancement of its four main Aristotelian features: the rule by turn, the rule of law, education and the role of the middle class. What lessons can we learn from that maturation today? In its second part it describes and cites the historical milestones in the evolution of the democratic regime. It covers twenty-five centuries of evolution, starting with Plato's and Aristotle's works in Greek Antiquity to today's question as to whether democracy is a universal value. This book will guide readers through all the pioneering stages through which political democracy has passed
Celebrating the courthouse : a guide for architects, their clients, and the public( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Administrative law and regulatory policy by Stephen G Breyer( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The law of judicial precedent by Bryan A Garner( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Law of Judicial Precedent is the first hornbook-style treatise on the doctrine of precedent in more than a century. It is the product of 13 distinguished coauthors, 12 of whom are appellate judges whose professional work requires them to deal with precedents daily. Together with their editor and coauthor, Bryan A. Garner, the judges have thoroughly researched and explored the many intricacies of the doctrine as it guides the work of American lawyers and judges. The treatise is organized into nine major topics, comprising 93 blackletter sections that elucidate all the major doctrines relating to how past decisions guide future ones in our common-law system. The authors' goal was to make the book theoretically sound, historically illuminating, and relentlessly practical. The breadth and depth of research involved in producing the book will be immediately apparent to anyone who browses its pages and glances over the footnotes: it would have been all but impossible for any single author to canvass the literature so comprehensively and then distill the concepts so cohesively into a single authoritative volume. More than 2,500 illustrative cases discussed or cited in the text illuminate the points covered in each section and demonstrate the law's development over several centuries. The cases are explained in a clear, commonsense way, making the book accessible to anyone seeking to understand the role of precedents in American law. Never before have so many eminent coauthors produced a single lawbook without signed sections, but instead writing with a single voice. Whether you are a judge, a lawyer, a law student, or even a nonlawyer curious about how our legal system works, you're sure to find enlightening, helpful, and sometimes surprising insights into our system of justice."
Economic reasoning and judicial review by Stephen G Breyer( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legal profession and public service by Stephen G Breyer( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Active liberty : [interpreting our democratic Constitution] by Stephen G Breyer( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly respected associate justice of the United States Supreme Court since 1994, Stephen Breyer delivers a lucid and persuasive declaration that "active liberty"--The participation of American citizens in the process of government--should be a guiding principle of our nation. In this exceedingly polarized time, with the high court facing some of its most controversial issues, Active Liberty is a refreshing reminder of the purpose of government and role of the American citizenry
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Regulation and its reform
Making our democracy work : a judge's viewActive liberty : interpreting our democratic ConstitutionJudges in contemporary democracy : an international conversationAdministrative law and regulatory policy : problems, text, and casesBreaking the vicious circle : toward effective risk regulationCelebrating the courthouse : a guide for architects, their clients, and the publicEconomic reasoning and judicial reviewActive liberty : [interpreting our democratic Constitution]
Alternative Names

Breyer, G.Stephen 1938-...

Breyer, Stephen.

Breyer, Stephen 1938-

Breyer Stephen G.

Breyer, Stephen Gerald 1938-

Breyer, Stephen Gould 1938-

Gould Breyer, Stephen 1938-

Stephen Breyer Amerikaans jurist

Stephen Breyer giudice statunitense

Stephen Breyer juge à la Cour suprême des États-Unis

Stephen Breyer jurista estadounidense

Stephen Breyer membre de la Cour suprême des États-Unis

Stephen Breyer US-amerikanischer Jurist

Stephen Breyer US-amerikanischer Jurist, Teil des linken Flügels am Obersten Gerichtshof

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Stiven Brayer

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Брайер, Стивен

Стивен Брајер

סטיבן ברייר

استیون بریر قاضی دستیار در دادگاه عالی آمریکا

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ਸਟੀਵਨ ਬ੍ਰੇਅਰ

브레이어, 스티븐 1938-

브레이어, 스티븐 G. 1938-


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