Stephen Breyer "Active Liberty" 2006 Book Signed Autograph Supreme Court
Stephen Breyer-"Active Liberty-Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution"-2006-Vintage Books-5" X 7 1/2"-160 pages-Book- Signed By Author.......................Stephen Gerald Breyer (born August 15, 1938) is an American lawyer, jurist, and legal scholar who serves as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President Bill Clinton on May 17, 1994 and has served since August 3, 1994.
After attending Stanford University, Breyer attended the University of Oxford as a Marshall Scholar and then studied law at Harvard Law School. After a clerkship with Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg in 1964, Breyer became well known as a law professor and lecturer at Harvard Law School, starting in 1967. There he specialized in administrative law, writing a number of influential textbooks that remain in use today. He held other prominent positions before being nominated for the Supreme Court, including special assistant to the United States Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust and assistant special prosecutor on the Watergate Special Prosecution Force in 1973. He also served on the First Circuit Court of Appeals from 1980 to 1994. In his 2005 book Active Liberty, Breyer made his first attempt to systematically communicate his views on legal theory, arguing that the judiciary should seek to resolve issues in a manner that encourages popular participation in governmental decisions. The last Clinton nominee active on the court, he is generally associated with the Supreme Court's more liberal side................ The autograph is guaranteed authentic as it comes from The United States Supreme Court Historical Society. The book has been autographed on the title page by Stephen Breyer.................BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.