Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Monday participated in her first Supreme Court oral argument after joining the bench last week following a contentious Senate confirmation process.
Chief Justice John Roberts welcomed her ahead of arguments in a case involving an environmental group seeking access to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) records.
“It gives me great pleasure on behalf of myself and my colleagues to welcome Justice Barrett to the court,” Roberts said.
Barrett did not participate last week in a series of closely watched court rulings involving disputes over extensions to mail ballot due dates in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.
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