"from the Supreme Court"
Supreme Court, Washington, DC, USA
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The Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States. It is located in Washington, DC; its judges are differentiated from lower court judges by being referred to as "justices."

I am unable to locate the story to which Vera is referring. Contact the editor if you can do so. It may simply be a Christie invention.

 

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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