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p. 485. The Court at work (2)locked

  • Linda Greenhouse


The current building where the justices of the Supreme Court operate was completed in 1935. Acquiring a home had symbolic and practical importance for the Court, signalling its role as the head of a coequal branch of government. ‘The Court at work (2)’ takes a more visual look at how the Court operates, considering the layout of the Court buildings and the day to day running of the Court by looking at the ‘day call’ which is the calendar for the day's arguments. In recent years, the Internet has brought the Court closer to the public. Briefs filed in granted cases as well as a complete procedural history of each petition, whether granted or denied, are available online.

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