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September 14, 2011: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer made a rare public appearance at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library where a packed crowd came to hear him talk about his book on the history of Supreme Court decisions, ‘Making Democracy Work: A Judge’s View.’ Justice Breyer discussed how — through trial and error — the court has become the vanguard of American democracy and a stabilizing force in the workings of its three-branch government — routinely solving political crises and instilling a formula for civil discourse.