Scalia, Breyer Tell Senators Conflict Is Key To US Policy

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 8:05 PM EDT) -- Despite the often opposing views expressed in their U.S. Supreme Court opinions, Justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer agreed Wednesday in a U.S. Senate hearing that differing opinions among justices are vital to the judicial process because, as Justice Scalia put it, they lead to better legislation.

In a hearing on the role of judges under the U.S. Constitution before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the justices said the public needs a better understanding of the judicial process and how vital the justices' opposing views are to...
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