The Washington Post

Robert Barnes

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The decision puts on hold an ambitious program to tackle climate change while it is challenged in the courts.

  • Feb 9, 2016

Important abortion case brings rush of ‘Brandeis briefs’ that seek to sway the court with history and science.

  • Feb 8, 2016

He says the public believes mistakenly that the justices are political players rather than referees.

  • Feb 4, 2016

Justices say the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission can continue its “demand response” program.

  • Jan 25, 2016

The decision means that young offenders would be treated differently than adults.

  • Jan 25, 2016

The challenge lies in the unique rules that govern the federal government’s relationship with Alaska.

  • Jan 20, 2016

The justices said the state’s high court was wrong to overturn the sentences in the “Wichita Massacre.”

  • Jan 20, 2016

The justices will consider whether the president’s executive action to shield millions of people is lawful.

  • Jan 19, 2016

Opinions are mixed on whether an officer’s demotion over a boss’s mistaken assumption of political activity violates rights of free speech and association.

  • Jan 19, 2016

Scalia was denounced Thursday for questions he asked about the value of diversity at selective universities.

  • Dec 10, 2015
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