The Washington Post

Robert Barnes

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Charles Evans Hughes, who ‘looked like God,’ worked ‘under the radar’ during a battle with FDR over the court.

  • Nov 23, 2015

White House says lower courts were wrong in ruling that the administration could not delay deportation of millions of undocumented workers.

  • Nov 20, 2015

A question about whether courts have a responsibility to protect minorities that cannot win rights through elections and votes brought a caustic response.

  • Nov 17, 2015

Woman seeks reversal of ruling by Alabama’s highest court that it won’t recognize her adoption of children in Georgia.

  • Nov 16, 2015

An antiabortion group wanted to use the Freedom of Information Act to see a manual used by the organization.

  • Nov 16, 2015

Justices’ election-year decision will decide whether state regulations are “undue burden” on women’s rights.

  • Nov 13, 2015

Plaintiffs won $5.8 million from Tyson Foods to compensate for time spent taking protective gear on and off.

  • Nov 10, 2015

Sotomayor dissents, saying fellow justices sanction a ‘shoot first, think later’ approach.

  • Nov 9, 2015

A study shows some justices have a better chance of writing opinions for some of the more salient cases.

  • Nov 9, 2015

Fourth case in five years pits religious liberties against women’s right to equal health care protection.

  • Nov 6, 2015
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