People tend to check in during these times:
After the federal government was established in Washington, the court was housed in a basement room in the US Capitol until 1929, when Chief Justice Taft argued successfully for their own building.
Be sure to check out the gift shop in the basement! Also the food here is pretty good so if your looking for somewhere to eat on the mall look no further!
There have been four female Supreme Court Justices, but Sandra Day O'Connor was the first- and she was nominated by President Reagan on July 7, 1981. She was sworn in on September 25 of the same year.
Visitors can watch the court in session M-W, from October-April, with admission on a first-come, first-served basis.
First female, and now former, Supreme Court Justice, Sandra Day O'Connor, is a member of The Junior League.
When court's in session, you can stand in a line to hear three minutes of oral arguments. Powered by ParentsConnect.com
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Pretty cool - ESP for political geeks like me
Police take way too long to get people inside!
If you see a bunch of 8 year olds with red duct tape over there mouths being made to stand at attention, do not try to help them, they are in no danger, this is their parents birth control alternative
Equal. Justice. Under. Law.
Organize a trip with a professional staff; it worthy every bit of knowledge. Thank you for hosting us today!
NO MORE PROP 8 NO MORE DOMA
Supreme Court Police, a.k.a., Quiet Police. SHHHHHH!!!!!
Conservatives think it's too liberal and liberals think it's too conservative. The Court has to be at least somewhat mindful of public opinion in order to maintain its own legitimacy.
The marble used for the columns inside the courtroom were shipped from Italy and Spain. The marble used elsewhere in the court was shipped from Alabama.
Let your voice be heard on the steps outside.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts & Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen G. Breyer, Samuel A. Alito, and Elena Kagan, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
I used to could ask to cut in the front of the line to "just brush my hair". That won't work today.
There goes our economy
Long live Originalists!
Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.