The Supreme Court Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and collecting the the history of the Supreme Court of the United States, increasing the public’s awareness of the Court’s contribution to our nation’s rich constitutional heritage, and acquiring and disseminating knowledge covering the entire Judicial Branch.
The Society conducts educational programs for students and teachers, and a variety of programs of interest to legal practitioners, scholars, historians and the public. The Society supports historical research, promotes scholarship and engages in civic education. It aslo funds a print and digital publishing program that produces The Journal of Supreme Court History, reference books, documentaries, and web broadcasts.
Additionally the Society identifies and acquires artworks, furniture, documentaries and artifacts of significance to Supreme Court history that are incorporated into exhibits prepared by the Supreme Court Curator’s Office for the benefit of the Court’s over one half million annual visitors.