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About This Project

This award winning website is the leading source of news and opinion for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).  The custom mobile compliant theme and custom server cluster are optimized for the largest conceivable traffic spikes.  The WordPress hosting server cluster is built and managed by Sound Strategies.  It includes multiple levels of caching including and NGINX server layer and Alternate PHP Caching.  It also uses a custom built plugin that seamlessly  integrates the Akamai content delivery network (CDN).

Awards

This is only website ever to win the coveted Peabody Award (for excellence in electronic media) and the following awards:

  • Awarded the Sigma Delta Chi deadline reporting award for online coverage of the Affordable Care Act decision
  • National Press Club Award
  • The Silver Gavel Award by the American Bar Association for fostering the American public’s understanding of the law and the legal system
  • The American Gavel Award for Distinguished Reporting About the Judiciary to recognize the highest standards of reporting about courts and the justice system
  • The Webby Award for excellence on the internet.