The Yale Law Journal

Paul Gewirtz


The Pragmatic Passion of Stephen Breyer

Paul Gewirtz

115 Yale L.J. 1675 (2006)

Now in his twelfth year as a Supreme Court Justice, Stephen Breyer has written an important book, Active Liberty, which crystallizes a fundamental set of beliefs about the American Constitution and his role as a Justice. Taking Active Liberty as the entry point, this piece p…