Bay Area News Group legal affairs writer Howard Mintz has a seat in the U.S. Supreme Court for the historic arguments that start at 7 a.m. Pacific time on March 26, 2013. No electronic devices are allowed inside, but before he goes in and as soon as he gets out, he'll be blogging on what's happening.

At noon PDT on Tuesday, he will host an online discussion with readers about the events of the morning.