Supreme Court of the United States
Out of concern for the health and safety of the public and Supreme Court employees, the Supreme Court Building will be closed to the public until further notice. The Building will remain open for official business. Please see all COVID-19 announcements here.

Today at the Court - Monday, Aug 8, 2022


Building closed to the public

  • Out of concern for the health and safety of the public and Supreme Court employees, the Supreme Court Building will be closed to the public until further notice. The Building will remain open for official business. Please see all COVID-19 announcements here.
  • All public lectures and visitor programs are temporarily suspended.
Calendar
Title and navigation
Title and navigation
<<<August 2022><<
August 2022
SMTWTFS
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
       
Calendar Info/Key

 



Did You Know...

First Woman Law Clerk Hired


In 1944, Lucile Lomen was the first woman to be hired as a law clerk at the Supreme Court by Justice William O. Douglas. Lomen was born in Nome, Alaska in 1920, and attended the University of Washington School of Law where she was the editor of the Law Review. After her clerkship, Lomen returned to Washington State where she worked in the Attorney General’s office for three years. In 1948, Lomen took a position with General Electric where she remained for 35 years until her retirement in 1983.

 

Lucile Lomen, age 24
Lucile Lomen, age 24
Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States



What's New

Activities for Students & Families


Now available is an interactive edition of the Supreme Court Activity Booklet, featuring puzzles, slideshows, and quizzes to enhance the content. In addition, please enjoy a series of Games & Puzzles for kids of all ages.


Activity Booklet Activity Booklet
Recommended for grades 5-12. A variety of activities about Court history and the art and architecture of the Supreme Court Building.

Activity Booklet PDF View Online

 

1 / 4
Find the Courtroom Maze
Find the Courtroom Maze Click on the arrows or dots to see the next image.
2 / 4
Detect the Differences: Great Hall Lion Metope
Detect the Differences: Great Hall Lion Metope Click on the arrows or dots to see the next image.
3 / 4
Oral Argument Themed Word Puzzle
Oral Argument Themed Word Puzzle Click on the arrows or dots to see the next image.
4 / 4
Detect the Differences: John Marshall's Portrait
Detect the Differences: John Marshall’s Portrait Click on the arrows or dots to see the next image.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES 1 First Street, NE Washington, DC 20543