Do jurists who embrace literal interpretations of the Constitution tend to fall

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Breyer's remarks came just days after he wrote the court's opinion in a major battle between tech giants Google and Oracle. Writing for a 6-2 majority×3q7


The decision meant that Breyer was writing excerpts of computer code in an opinion the same week that Cicero was quoted in Latin with his Harvard fans.

A California philosophy pioneer who served as a clerk on the Supreme Court at the height of its civil rights expansion under the then Chief Justice Earl Warren, Breyer is often described as "institutional" and "pragmatic". Another non-political label often attached to his name - a description he adopts - is "optimist".

"I am optimistic," Breyer said. The rule of law has withstood many threats, but remains strong. "

Thomas Benson 2 years ago