Breyer addressing World Affairs Council in Philly

PHILADELPHIA - October 13, 2011

He is expected to discuss his thoughts on how the high court can help foster democracy and promote a workable government.

Breyer is the author of a new book called "Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View."

The justice describes his approach to the court as pragmatic, applying unwavering constitutional principles to ever-changing circumstances.

The 73-year-old Breyer taught at Harvard Law School before President Bill Clinton appointed him to the Supreme Court in 1994.

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