The Interview

Associate Justice Stephen Breyer on the US Supreme Court and the world

When the US Supreme Court speaks, the world tends to listen. From civil rights to abortion to a recent landmark opinion that same-sex couples can marry nationwide, rulings from America's highest bench resonate well beyond the water's edge. But does the Supreme Court listen to the world? Our guest, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, a 20-year veteran of the Supreme Court, says that increasingly, the answer is "yes".