Near the heart of downtown Washington DC sits an imposing building wrought of huge marble blocks and framed by Corinthian colonnade. It is one of many buildings so constructed in our nation’s fine, neo-classically appointed capital. The building in question is the Supreme Court of the United States of America, also known as SCOTUS, an acronym which, we have to admit, sounds vaguely profane. In the halls of the SCOTUS the fate the many hang in the hands of the few: the nine justices make rulings which have influence over the very laws that govern the entire country and its people. So let’s check in on them, shall we? Here are a few of the issues J. Roberts and Supremes have on their plates.