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Justice Breyer says big Supreme Court changes could diminish trust

16 days ago   |   By Politico

WASHINGTON - Justice Stephen Breyer on Tuesday said liberal advocates of big changes at the Supreme Court, including expanding the number of justices, should think “long and hard” about what they're proposing.
Politically driven change could diminish the trust Americans place in the court, Breyer said in the prepared text of a long speech he gave remotely Tuesday to Harvard Law School students, faculty and alumni.
His talk, Breyer said, “seeks to make those whose initial instincts may favor important structural changes, such as forms of ‘court-packing,' think long and hard before embodying...
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Breyer says big Supreme Court changes could diminish trust

Breyer says big Supreme Court changes could diminish trust

16 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

Justice Stephen Breyer on Tuesday said liberal advocates of big changes at the Supreme Court, including expanding the number of justices, should think "long and hard" about what they're proposing.
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