The Supreme Court of the United States

Above is a sample of an Expanded View of courtroom art. Fay Clayton argues for NOW vs. Operation Rescue.  At left, are details of this painting done for CNN.

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Above is a  Basic View of a Supreme Court argument.  Debo Adegbile of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund argues for Respondent in Northwest Austin v. Holder.

Justice Scalia during one of the the 2013 gay marriage cases.

U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli argues for respondent in Hollingsworth v. Perry,  March 26, 2103

Charles Cooper argues for petitioner in Hollingsworth v. Perry, March 26, 2013.

Jay Sekulow argues for Petitioner in Pleasant Grove City, Utah v. Summum, 2008. (Detail)

Malcolm Stewart, of the U.S Justice Department, argues for Respondent in Sand & Gravel v. United States, 2007. (Detail).

Alison Zieve of Public Citizen argues for Petitioner in Riegel v. Medtronic, 2007. (Detail.)

Kannon K. Shanmugan of the U.S. Justice Department, argues for Respondent in

Ali v. Federal Bureau of Prisons. 2007. (Detail.)


Paul Clement, while U.S. Solicitor General, argues for Petitioner in District of Columbia v.

Heller, 2007 (Detail.)

David Frederick argues argues for Respondent in New Jersey v. Delaware, 2007. ( Detail)

Greg Garre, of the U.S. Justice Department, argues for Respondent in Sprint/ United Management v. Mendelsohn, 2007.  (Detail)

Donald Ayer argues for Petitioner in Weyhrauch v. United States, 2009.

(Detail from an Expanded View.)

Andrew Frey argues for Petitioner in Philip Morris USA v.Williams, 2006 (Detail.)


Ted Cruz argues Frew v. Hawkins, October 7, 2003  (Detail).

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Petitioner Howard Srebnick, argues Kaley v. United States on October 16, 2013. To his left are co-counsels. (Detail of larger work).

Shawn Regan and Lauren Moskowitz. They were opponents in Lozano v. Alvarez, argued December 11, 2013.   (Detail of larger work).

Lawrence DiNardo argues for Respondent in Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. on November 4, 2013.  (Detail)

Gary Smith argues for Respondent in Plumhoff v. Rickard on March 4, 2014. (Detail)

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Michael Mosely, Petitioner in Plumhoff v. Rickard, argued on March 4, 2014. (Detail)

Angela Campbell argues for Petitioner in Burrage v. U.S. on November 12, 2013. (Detail)

Angela Campbell for Petitioner in Burrage v. U.S.  (Detail)

Detail of a larger work for CNN shows Jeffrey Sutton arguing at the Supreme Court. Now a judge on the 6th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, Sutton wrote their opinion upholding the right of four states to ban gay marriage.

Detail of a larger work showing DAVID COOKSON, chief deputy attorney general of Nebraska, arguing for respondent in Kansas v. Nebraska & Colorado, October 14, 2014.

Rex Sharp argues for Respondent in Cherokee Dart Basin v. Cherokee.  With him are co-counsels, David Sharp and Barbara Frankland.  (Detail)

Bernard Alsobrook argues for Petitioner in Syngenta Crop Protection v. Henson.  (Detail)

Bernard Alsobrook argues for Petitioner in Syngenta Crop Protection v. Henson.  (Detail)

Jeremy Tedesco, co-counsel for petitioner in Reed v. Town of Gilbert, January 12, 2015.  (Detail)

Co-counsels for petitioner in Mellouli v. Holder, January 14, 2015.  (Detail)

Detail of a BASIC view shows Greg Orland, Counsel of Record in City of Los Angeles v. Patel, argued March 3, 2015.  Seated for Respondent is Tom Goldstein.

ROBIN KONRAD argues for Petitioner in  Glossip v. Gross, April 29, 2015. (Detail)

To the left are her co-counsels.

ALYZA LEWIN argues for Petitioner in Zivotofsky v. Kerry,  November 3, 2014 (Detail).

At left is her co-counsel and law partner, Nathan Lewin.

DOUGLAS HALLWARD-DRIEMEIER  argues for Petitioner in Tanco v. Haslam on April 28, 2015. (Detail). This case was part of the Obergefell v. Hodges arguments that led to federal recognition of same-sex marriages.  Behind him sits his wife.

DOUGLAS HALLWARD-DREIMEIER’S wife and legal team watch him argue Petitioner Tanco v. Haslam.  An attached coin shows the scale of spectators in the gallery.

Marcus Plaisance is sworn in to the Supreme Court bar, sponsored by his father, Mark.

Afterwards,  Mark argued for Petitioner in Montgomery v. Louisiana.

STEVE McCALLISTER argues for Respondent in Hawkins v. Community Bank of Raymore, October 5, 2015.

Family members watch STEVE McCALLISTER argue for Community Bank of Raymore, October 5, 2015.

A family member watches STEVE McCALLISTER argue for Community Bank of Raymore, October 5, 2015.

JAY SHADWICK, co-counsel for Petitioner in Hawkins v. Community Bank of Raymore.

Daughter of co-counsel for Petitioner in Musacchio v. U.S.

Closeup detail of JODY RUDMAN, co-counsel for Petitioner in Musacchio v. U.S.

                    JOHN DUGGAN, Respondent in Americold v. Conagra, January 19, 2016.

                    JOHN DUGGAN, Respondent in Americold v. Conagra, January 19, 2016.

                    Seated is Petitioner, MICHAEL POSPISIL.

PETER STRIS flanked by legal team after arguing Merrill Lynch v. Manning,  December 1, 2015.

Texas Solicitor General SCOTT KELLER argues for respondent in Whole Woman’s Health v.  Hellerstedt, March 2, 2016

SCOTT STRAUSS argues for Petitioner in Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, February 24, 2016.

Solicitor General DALE SCHOWENGERDT argues for Respondent in Betterman v. Montana,  March 28, 2016.

     JUSTICE ANTHONY KENNEDY / Jennings v. Rodriguez / November 30, 2016

Utah Solicitor General TYLER GREEN, Petitioner in Utah v. Strieff,  February 22, 2016

MARTIN BLACK, Petitioner in SCA Hygiene v. First Quality Baby Products, November 1,  2016

ALEXANDRA SHAPIRO, Petitioner in Salman v. United States, October 5, 2016

DANIEL GEYSER, Respondent in Midland Funding v. Johnson, January 17, 2017

                        JOHN GROEN, Petitioner in Murr v. Wisconsin, March 30, 2017

TEJINDER SINGH, Respondent in State Farm Fire & Casualty v. U.S.,  November 1, 2016

JUSTICE NEIL GORSUCH on his first day of Supreme Court arguments, April 17, 2017.

PIERRE BERGERON argues for Petitioner in Goodyear Tire v. Haeger,  January 10, 2017.