In a rare glimpse into internal disagreement among the members of the Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer, joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, issued a statement on Monday objecting to Court plans to bar the public from entering the Court via its famed front steps.
Under the Court’s new entry and security plan, members of the public will be able to leave the Court down the steps, but they will have to enter through new ground-level doors at either side of the steps. Entering the Court through the bronze doors at the top of the steps will not be allowed. The new entry plan, aimed at improving security, begins today, according to an announcement by the Court, also released Monday.
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