[ brahy-er ]


  1. Stephen G(erald), born 1938, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1994.

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Breyer has been cool to the idea in the past — as have other justices.

Rather, Breyer wrote, “The Court assumes for argument’s sake that the copied lines can be copyrighted,” so it could focus on whether Google acted illegally.

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“Agency practice shows that the Draft Biological Opinion, not the Final Biological Opinion, is the document that informs the EPA of the services’ conclusions about jeopardy,” Breyer wrote.

In his dissent, Breyer said there were reasons to think such “draft” opinions were really the documents that affect whether the EPA proceeds with a rule.

A decision that “garners a majority of 7-to-2 these days on the Supreme Court, a decision that includes Justice Breyer and Justice Kagan does not seem radical to me,” Lee said.

It was a 6-3 decision, with Justice Steven Breyer writing the opinion and Antonin Scalia the dissent.

The four liberal justices—Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan, and Sonia Sotomayor—will likely rule for them.

Justice Breyer embraced the idea of having the power to search a cellphone in an emergency.

Instead, Breyer notes, the Baby Girl decision is fact specific and does not decide “more than is necessary.”

Justice Stephen Breyer, ordinarily a liberal vote, was meanwhile crossing over to join the conservative majority.

He commanded them to kill General Breyer and all the rest, including me.

I marched up to General Breyer, who stood outside a group biting his nails.

So my men stood stiffly at attention, waiting for my orders or General Breyer's.

When I still waited for General Breyer to give me orders, the man shrieked at the troopers.

The pet animal of a breyer (brewer) is six score pence in value.