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Justice Breyer, the optimistic pragmatist

This article is part of a series of tributes on the career of Justice Stephen Breyer. Brianne Gorod is chief counsel at the Constitutional Accountability Center. She clerked for Breyer during the 2008-09 term. There was one key piece of advice that I rece

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The diversity of Justice Breyer’s legacy

This article is part of a series of tributes on the career of Justice Stephen Breyer. Judge Vince Chhabria is a federal district judge in the Northern District of California. He clerked for Breyer during the 2001-02 term. I clerked for Justice B

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Life lessons from Justice Breyer

This article is part of a series of tributes on the career of Justice Stephen Breyer. Pratik Shah is head of the Supreme Court and appellate practice at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and a former assistant to the solicitor general. He clerked for...

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Biden reiterates promise to nominate a Black woman, lauds Breyer as “model public servant”

Justice Stephen Breyer on Thursday confirmed news reports indicating that he intends to retire from the Supreme Court. In a brief letter to President Joe Biden, the 83-year-old Breyer wrote that he plans to step down from the court at the end of the curre

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