The lawyer’s lounge in the Supreme Court building is a soothing shade of green with high ceilings, large windows and portraits of obscure associate justices from centuries past staring down from the walls. As a general rule, members of the Supreme Court bar who can’t find a seat in the actual courtroom can listen to oral arguments from the comfort of a sofa or armchair ranged along the walls of the lounge.
| Elisabeth MacNamara
| Jessica Jones
This weekend, I gathered with folks from across the country for the largest rally on climate change in U.S. history! The Forward on Climate Rally took place on the National Mall in Washington, DC, and aimed to let the Obama Administration know that there exists strong public support for climate change action.
On Wednesday, February 27, the Supreme Court will review Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, a case that questions the constitutionality of Section 5 the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965, the landmark legislation that outlawed discriminatory voting practices.