For­mer Jus­tice Brey­er claims col­leagues not ‘moved by the tem­per­a­ture of the day’

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Former Justice Breyer claims colleagues not ‘moved by the temperature of the day’

For­mer Supreme Court Jus­tice Stephen Brey­er offered his assur­ance that his for­mer col­leagues are not eas­i­ly “moved” by pub­lic opin­ion.
Brey­er appeared on This Week on Sun­day to dis­agree with con­cerns that the high court has become politi­cized just as the coun­try has. Dur­ing his appear­ance, he quot­ed Con­sti­tu­tion­al law pro­fes­sor Paul Fre­und.
“No judge should or will be moved by the tem­per­a­ture of the day,” Brey­er said, “but every judge will be aware of the cli­mate of the sea­son.”

Asked how polit­i­cal divi­sion has impact­ed the Supreme Court, retired Jus­tice Stephen Brey­er tells @JonKarl:⁰“Hard to say. It’s a dif­fer­ent, it’s a very com­plex institution…I’ve not seen pol­i­tics in the court. And I’ve been a judge for 40 years.”
— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) April 21, 2024

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