Supreme Court Historical Society

Classroom Resources for Teachers & Students

The Supreme Court Historical Society is a private non-profit organization, incorporated in the District of Columbia in 1974. The Society is dedicated to the collection and preservation of the history of the Supreme Court of the United States.

The Society seeks to accomplish its mission by supporting historical research, collecting antiques and artifacts relating to the Court’s history, sponsoring lectures or educational curriculum, and publishing books and other materials which increase public awareness of the Court’s contribution to our Nation’s rich constitutional heritage.

Landmark case lessons—Reed v. Reed, Vernonia v. Acton, Brown v. Board—background on how the court decides cases to hear, the role of chief justice, and researching the court.