Upcoming Events:

  • Please join us for the conclusion of our 2014 Lecture Series November 13 with Professor Lucas Moral. The presentation is on President Lincoln, the Supreme Court and the Civil War. Tickets are still available and reservations may be made over the phone. Please call 202.543.0400 if you wish to reserve a seat.Please click here for event information
  • The Second Supreme Court Historical Society New York Gala Honoring Katherine L. Adams of Honeywell and Ivan K. Fong of 3M will be held Tuesday October 28th. Invitations have been mailed to all active members.Click here for more information.
  • Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Appointment of Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase to the Court on December 5, 1864, we present a lecture sponsored by The Supreme Court Historical Society and The Georgetown Center for the Constitution. December 5th, 2014. Event information can be found here.

The Society's headquarters is located at Opperman House, 224 East Capitol Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20003. Opperman House has two important resources: The Goldman Library and the Membership Lounge. The Goldman Library has a conference table suitable for small meetings and luncheons. The books housed therein have been collected through the efforts of Professor James B. O'Hara, a Trustee of the Society, and comprise an outstanding collection of judicial biographies, Justices' writings, and histories of the Court.

Contributions to the society may take many forms including direct financial support, grants, in-kind gifts, and bequests. Donors may designate the purpose for which a gift must be spent. Gifts to assist the Society meet its general operating budget are always needed. In addition, the Society works closely with the Supreme Court to acquire and maintain art, antiques, artifacts, and memorabilia documenting the history of the Court for display in the public and private areas of the building. You may click the link here to be taken to our giftshop where you may make an online donation to the Society. You may also call the Society at 202.543.0400 for more information

Our members are the reason we exisit! Without your continued support our programs, events and publications would not be available. If you are not a member, please consider joining today. You will receive invitations to all of our events, the Journal of Supreme Court History, the Quarterly newsletter as well as access to the Society's Headquarters in Washington D.C.

Please visit our giftshop located inside the Supreme Court or here online. All members receive a 20% discount on items purchased.