U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer speaks at a Brookings event, January 21, 2016. (Paul Morigi photos)
VIDEO: Justice Stephen Breyer on American courts and the world
January 22, 2016,
How much, if at all, should the U.S. legal system take foreign law into account? How does globalization generally affect the workings of the American system? These are some of the important questions that have occupied Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Stephen Breyer for some time, and that are the subject of his new book, "The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities."
Justice Breyer discussed these ideas at an event today sponsored by Governance Studies at Brookings, moderated by Senior Fellow Ben Wittes and including Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor at Slate.