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Making Our Democracy Work by Stephen G. Breyer
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Jan 22, 11

Read from January 14 to 21, 2011

Ignorance of basic civics is prevalent in American society today with three-quarters of the population unable to distinguish the difference between a legislator and a judge. Many can’t name the three branches of government even though they can name a television judge on American Idol. Most interesting are sections where Breyer describes how the Supreme Court arrived at famous decisions, most good and accepted by the public but a few quite bad. Breyer is informative as he describes the decision-making process.

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