TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Aug 28, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld the ban on demonstrations on the Supreme Court plaza, saying the open space in front of the Supreme Court is a “nonpublic forum,” The Washington Post reports. The court said demonstrations on the court’s doorsteps could be a threat to court decorum and might lead to the perception that the court is swayed by public opinion rather than the law.