(Someone may eventually consider these photographs historic, so I’ll post them here!)
I arrived at the sidewalk around 3 P.M.:
Went inside the Court to see the first-floor exhibits, came back at 3:30. Sat by myself for seven profitable hours.
My first companion arrived around 10:30. There were five of us by 1 A.M. or so. Several more trickled in via cab rides throughout the early morning. The real stampede began when Metro began operating at 5 A.M. These were taken just after sunrise:
Preparing to descend those magical steps after the second argument concluded:
2-4 discourse on the elements:
A random observation: Michael Dreeben has now appeared before the Court in Jones v. United States (2000) and United States v. Jones as counsel for the government.
Edit: I created mp3 parodies of both advocates’ arguments.