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Breyer weighs in on Constitution, politics

September 15, 2006 • 0
To answer the contentious question of how a Supreme Court justice should apply the Constitution — a document more than two centuries old — in the modern era, Justice Stephen Breyer, before an overflowing crowd in a Yale Law School classroom yesterday, summoned the spirit of James Madison. “James, when you wrote that document, did »
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January 25, 2006 • 0
The plot sounds like the stuff of movies: A man on vacation is abducted, beaten and carted off to a nightmarish prison. His captors tell him he’s in a land without laws; he’s tortured and interrogated about places he’s never been and people he’s never met. He’s finally released — dumped hundreds of miles away »