Supreme Court, Washington DC

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Take a self-guided tour of the Supreme Court to learn what the highest federal court in the United States is all about. Completed in 1935, the neoclassical temple-style building shines in marble from Vermont, Georgia, Alabama, and Spain. As you enter, you will encounter the statue of Justice--a mythological female figure recognized as a legal symbol in the United States. As you tour, take note of other Beaux Arts-style sculptures, fountains, flagpoles, and benches. Court sessions are normally open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Join an organized lecture to learn about the judicial functions, history, and architecture of the court. Make Supreme Court a part of your Washington DC vacation plans using our Washington DC online trip builder .
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  • It would have been neat to see an oral argument in session, but it didn't work out for the dates we were there. Nonetheless, it was interesting to hear the lecture about the Court. As our group was ve...  more »
  • The building is very beautiful and translates all the grandeur of the judiciary. Access to the building is quiet and the murals in the building has the whole story of your construction and influences of Mythology.
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  • We visited the Supreme Court building during the week after Christmas so there were no oral arguments. But it was still impressive and interesting, inside and out. The columns are awesome. A must see ...  more »
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  • Should one wonder whether or not the highest court, and the bear to which the highest law in the land is subject to review is worth paying your respects... The answer shall be no! Too long have the virtues of the American Dream been lost to vitriolic ambitions, seeking to widen the divide between good men whom could otherwise prosper! No longer do the courts seek to uphold the law in it's spirit, but rather they seek to impose the letter of the law to the human spirit! The working man should have no qualms with seeking to reap the fruits of their labor! For even the most intelligent, well-educated Renaissance Man must be willing to accept that their role in society is just as important as a trash collector, and no one person is entitled to anything the rest of society is not!
  • So we didn’t make it for an oral argument, but there was still lots to see and do. There’s an exhibit on the main level with lots of history on the building and the justices. You can go to the second level and enter the court room and gawk at the high ceilings and important furniture. At certain times of the day you’ll be able to listen to a lecture while sitting in the public seating area. Cool place to visit.
  • An institution for the ages. No we cannot always agree with all their decisions or reasons, but they work very well together across ideological lines, the justices ask some great questions, and they set precedents for American life. Once they decide a case, that's it. I mean yes God is the ultimate judge of mankind but when it comes to civil law in this country we have to look at the Supreme Court for the last word. Voter ID would be an example. The Bible says nothing about voter ID, but when the Supreme Court upheld Indiana's version of it in 2008, it said to states you can do this. They debate the cases with civility and honor. Plus their building is incredible.
  • I never thought publicly following the United States Code, a Presidential Executive Order ,Act of Congress, and agreeing with a United States Supreme Court decision would put me on a path to filing a case here. I will post a review of what happens. I am making sure the public knows everything because everytime something is either brought or sold in the United States both a Presidential Executive Order & Act of Congress are being followed. Don't take my word for this go research this for yourself. Learn about the Federal Reserve Act and Presidential Executive Order signed by Franklin Roosevelt. The Library of Congress has the full history of both on file and much much more.
  • We rise and state all war ends now cause we say so. We take back our land stopping the rape of our sky, land, water & all USA life. We know you are spraying the population with nano weapons because you spred evil & lies. Real humans have power over all creation in love, Christ our Lord Jesus is come. Our intent is all that matters, our intent for love of others is the real battle. There are no powers over us except they are given. Blessings to all.. We are command by our Father in Heaven to do his good will. We make Heaven on our plane. We are one in love & All men say A-men
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