Hurricane Sandy lashed the East Coast with ferocious winds and torrential rain. As the storm causes delays in the justice system, law firm business may take an indirect hit.
The U.S. Supreme Court, which heard arguments Monday morning as most of the nation's capital shut down, closed for business at 2 p.m., according to The Washington Post. Arguments set for Tuesday will now be heard Thursday. It's not yet clear if Wednesday's arguments will also be rescheduled.
As far as lower courts are concerned, most federal and state courts across the eastern seaboard were closed Monday and will remain closed Tuesday, Reuters reports.