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.
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
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Loved seeing it in Winter all covered in snow👀. And the squirrels lets not forget the little critters that are always hanging about. Gave me quite a fright when I first saw them🙊
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Visitors can watch the court in session M-W, from October-April, with admission on a first-come, first-served basis.
Do one of the docent tours. They are super informative and very interesting.
Climb all the way to the top and look at the doors! They are amazing to look at!
I used to could ask to cut in the front of the line to "just brush my hair". That won't work today.
When court's in session, you can stand in a line to hear three minutes of oral arguments. Powered by ParentsConnect.com
Organize a trip with a professional staff; it worthy every bit of knowledge. Thank you for hosting us today!
Go there if you go to Capitol hill! There is a great free lecture on how the court works.
First female, and now former, Supreme Court Justice, Sandra Day O'Connor, is a member of The Junior League.
Walk out the front door a champion of law and be blinded by the Sun of Justice.
Scalia, Breyer, and Kennedy are hilarious. Someone wake up Thomas.
Sit in on the 30 minute courtroom lecture - totally worth it!
Pretty cool - ESP for political geeks like me
Supreme Court Police, a.k.a., Quiet Police. SHHHHHH!!!!!
Let your voice be heard on the steps outside.
There's a reason they call it "supreme"
Police take way too long to get people inside!
Good video at theater and oral presentation at courtroom.
Cool building to visit
Equal. Justice. Under. Law.
Long live Originalists!
There goes our economy
Vale muito fazer a visita guiada.
Pra quem tem muito interesse no judiciário.
El lugar mas legal de DC.