Film showing the exterior and interior of the U.S. Supreme Court, in Washington DC.
Film shows the exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court. Good shots of the building facade. CS of inscribed motto, 'Equal Justice Under Law'. CS of statues which flank the court entrance, designed by sculptor James Earle Fraser. One (the female figure) is entitled 'The Contemplation of Justice'. The other (male figure) is entitled 'The Guardian' or 'Authority of Law'. Shots of the Capitol building through the columns of the court. Cut to interior of the courtroom, pan down to show bench and public gallery. Slow rightward pan across seats at the bench, where the justices are usually seated. Chairs differ in style and size.