Yesterday, Justice Breyer gave the Scalia Lecture at Harvard Law School, a two-hour address, titled “The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics,” available here and reported on widely, including on Adding Justices Would Cause ‘Eroding’ of Trust in High Court, Breyer Asserts — “I hope and expect that the court will retain its authority, an authority that my stories have shown was hard-won. But that authority, like the rule of law, depends on trust,” Justice Breyer said.