U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer is more than vaguely “pro-choice.” He penned the majority opinion in the Stenberg v Carhart decision in 2000, striking down state laws banning partial-birth abortion. In fact, the abortion procedure he supported is so barbaric that the United States Congress called for its outright prohibition in 2003: “A […]
Apparently there’s some question about the strategic imperative facing liberal Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer an Ruth Bader Ginsburg now that Democratic senators have fought back against Republican obstruction on nominations. Let me clear this up. There’s absolutely no question about it; if they want to secure the principles they have fought for during their […]
A testy exchange between Justice Stephen Breyer and Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr. “was not the only signal that the administration may have difficulty winning in the case of Bond v. United States, which began as a ‘lover’s triangle’...Show More Summary
“To me, Proust is the Shakespeare of the inner world.” Justice Stephen Breyer in an interview — conducted in French — about his favorite French author and translated in the New York Review of Books. Breyer taught himself the language by reading all seven volumes of “À la recherche du temps perdu” as a legal […]
Alice Munro will not travel to Sweden for the Nobel ceremony, due to health concerns. “To me, Proust is the Shakespeare of the inner world.” Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on reading and re-reading Proust. From cave paintings to e-books, a brief history of publishing. Show More Summary
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Stephen Breyer knows how to tiptoe around emotional landmines. It was he who raised the issue of “sterile couples” when Yes on 8 attorney Charles Cooper argued that marriage laws are all about procreation and that domestic partnerships are sufficient for same-sex couples. “What precisely is the way in which allowing gay couples to marry [...]
On Monday evening, Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague was expected in Washington to speak to alumni of British universities at the British Embassy. But the revelations about NSA surveillance kept him in London to address Parliament instead. Was there disappointment … Continue reading ?
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Underneath this jurist’s robe you’ll find a sling. Justice Stephen Breyer had to have shoulder replacement surgery this weekend thanks to his latest bike accident, but he’s expected to make a full recovery. [Associated Press] A Ninth...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was released from the hospital on Monday after being injured in a fall from his bicycle last week, a court spokeswoman said.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer is recovering from shoulder replacement surgery he underwent on Saturday following a tumble from his bicycle the day before. [ more › ]
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is at a Washington, D.C., hospital recovering from shoulder surgery. Breyer required shoulder replacement surgery after he fell from his bicycle on Friday. The justice was riding his bicycle near the Korean War Veterans Memorial at the time of the accident. Supreme Court spokesperson Kathleen Arberg explained of Breyer’s condition: [...]Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer broke his right shoulder Saturday in a fall from his bicycle in downtown Washington. Breyer was bicycling near the Korean War Veterans Memorial along the Mall when the accident occurred. The 74-year-old...Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has been hospitalized following a bicycle accident in Washington, D.C., ABC News reports. He underwent "reverse shoulder replacement surgery" -- which Gawker correctly notes "sounds just awful." It's the third bicycle mishap Breyer has had since being appointed to the court.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer had shoulder surgery Saturday to repair a broken bone after a fall from his bicycle, the top court said.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is in a Washington hospital after shoulder replacement surgery following a bicycle accident.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is recovering in a Georgetown hospital Saturday, following surgery for a fractured shoulder. The 74-year-old justice fell while riding his bike along Washington's National Mall on Friday.