Robert Barnes

ReporterWashington, D.C.


This summer, Roberts will visit Japan at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart.

  • Mar 27, 2015

Former UPS employee Peggy Young will be allowed to take her case back to lower courts.

  • Mar 25, 2015

At issue is whether the agency should have considered the financial cost of effecting changes it felt were needed.

  • Mar 25, 2015

Challengers said the map improperly packed minority voters into districts in an effort to dilute their influence.

  • Mar 25, 2015

The decision not to review a lower-court ruling was a victory for Gov. Walker and perhaps for other states.

  • Mar 23, 2015

Supreme Court justices struggle to find a balance in a case involving the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

  • Mar 23, 2015

Do specialty license plates reflect the free speech rights of states or individuals?

  • Mar 22, 2015

Two former solicitors general say they wrote to clear the air.

  • Mar 12, 2015

The justices overturned a lower-court ruling but raised constitutional concerns about the railroad’s powers.

  • Mar 9, 2015

  • Mar 8, 2015
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Robert Barnes has been a Washington Post reporter and editor since 1987. He joined the paper to cover Maryland politics, and has served in various editing positions including metropolitan editor and national political editor. He has covered the Supreme Court since November 2006.
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