Robert Barnes

Robert Barnes

Supreme Court Correspondent, The Washington Post

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. He gave up law school plans for a life in newspapers after taking a journalism class in college. It did not occur to him, as it apparently did to others, that he could do both.



Click to play: Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2019?

Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2019?

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On October 2, 2019, the Federalist Society hosted a panel discussing the current composition and...

Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2019?

Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2019?

Co-Sponsored by the Faculty Division and Practice Groups

On October 2, 2019, the Federalist Society hosted a panel discussing the current composition and...

Click to play: Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2016?

Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2016?

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October 4th will mark the first day of oral arguments for the 2016 Supreme Court...