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-Courtroom Drama: Covering the Supreme Court- at the National Archives
Press Release · Friday, October 3, 2014

Washington, DC

On Wednesday, October 8 at 7 p.m., the National Archives presents three Supreme Court reporters discussing the challenges and rewards of reporting legal history as it happens—and how that daily coverage relates to their recent books, all of which were honored by the American Bar Association. The program is free and open to the public and will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. Book signings will follow the program.

The program will be webcast live online, US National Archives YouTube ChannelWatch live on YouTube

Panelists include Jess Bravin (The Wall Street Journal), author of The Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay; Marcia Coyle ( National Law Journal), author of The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution; and Garrett Epps (The Atlantic), author of American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution.

The National Archives Museum is located on the National Mall on Constitution Avenue at 9th Street, NW. Metro accessible on Yellow or Green lines, Archives/Navy Memorial station. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., daily. Free admission. Additional information on exhibits and programs at the National Archives Museum can be found online.

Reservation Instructions: Reservations for McGowan Theater programs are not required but are recommended. Use the new online event registration system from the National Archives Foundation to reserve your seats:
1. Register at www.archivesfoundation.org/events/
2. Print your email confirmation and bring it with you.
3. To reserve by phone, call 202-357-6814. Walk-ins without reservations will be admitted, depending on available seats.

Enter through the Special Events Entrance on Constitution Avenue. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program.

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