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I really enjoyed this book, it was a very fun read.
I have always admired Breyer's moderate, pragmatic decision-making and read this book mostly to see how he constructed this approach.
I loved the insight Justice Brenner brought to his recollections of some of the most important decisions made by the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court Justice Breyer takes an honorable stab at explaining to laypeople such as myself the importance and complexities of determining the Constitutionality of certain... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Franklin the Mouse
This excellent book explains the fundamental working of the Supreme Court for the educated layman. It is still a bit of a difficult read, but worth the effort.Published 8 months ago by Lost Ibis
This book will provide insight into many of the legal underpinnings of decisions reached by the U.S. Supreme Court, as viewed by one of its members. Read morePublished 11 months ago by RICHARD JOHNSON
A very informative, well written, book describing some major cases and analyzing the decision process of a supreme court justicePublished 12 months ago by Michael
Despite all the self criticism, this book reminds me of the many unique reasons to be proud of all the wonders that Americans have achieved agaisnt all odds. Read morePublished 16 months ago by whj
The book arrived on time and as promised. It was not a bad investment, still have not had the time to read it all.Published 17 months ago by HOU64
"Only one-third of all Americans can name the three branches of government (two-thirds can name a television judge on American Idol); only one-third of eighth graders can describe... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Norman A. Pattis
Stephen Breyer (US Supreme Court Justice) gives an excellent overview of how the Supreme Court functions, and how it acts to sustain our democracy and keep the other two branches... Read morePublished 22 months ago by A. Vaughn