Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer delivers an impassioned argument for the proper role of America’s highest judicial body. Examining historic and contemporary decisions by the Court, Breyer highlights the rulings that have bolstered public confidence as well as the missteps that have triggered distrust. What emerges is a unique approach—certain to be admired for years to come—to interpreting the Constitution.
A revealing look at how a Supreme Court Justice decides
Justice Breyer's book is a fascinating look at the manner of American judicial review of the U.S. Constitution. He argues that it is ultimately the Constitution's core values of liberty and order that must inform a justice's analysis and application of the law as new and unique challenges continuously arise before the Court.