Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution

Justice Stephen Breyer

About the Program

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talks about his book, "Active Liberty," at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. In the book, Justice Breyer explains that the decisions he makes in cases are guided by his philosophy that the Constitution aims to promote public participation in our democracy. Justice Breyer is interviewed by National Journal senior writer Stuart Taylor and takes audience questions.

About the Authors

Justice Stephen Breyer

Stephen Breyer has served on the Supreme Court since 1994. He is the author of "Breaking the Vicious Circle" and "Regulation and Its Reform."
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Program Information

Past Airings

  • Monday, October 31st at 4:03am (ET)
  • Monday, October 24th at 12:45am (ET)
  • Sunday, October 23rd at 11am (ET)
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