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Oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.

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Oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.

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Supreme Broadcast

By Captainbinkman - Apr 12 2018
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Easiest way to listen to the oral arguments of the Supreme Court. 👍🏼

Granted I’m a nerd...

By cjmooney - Jan 14 2018
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...but the machinations of these arguments are fascinating

iTunes Ratings

324 Ratings
Average Ratings
284
16
12
5
7

Supreme Broadcast

By Captainbinkman - Apr 12 2018
Read more
Easiest way to listen to the oral arguments of the Supreme Court. 👍🏼

Granted I’m a nerd...

By cjmooney - Jan 14 2018
Read more
...but the machinations of these arguments are fascinating
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U.S. Supreme Court Oral Arguments

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Oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Rank #1: Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California

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A case in which the Court held that the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was arbitrary and capricious under the Administrative Procedure Act.

Nov 12 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #2: Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue

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A case in which the Court held a Montana state law that provides funding for education but excludes religious education options violates the Free Exercise Clause of the federal Constitution.

Jan 22 2020

1hr 2mins

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Rank #3: Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru

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A case in which the Court held that the First Amendment’s religion clauses prevent civil courts from adjudicating employment-discrimination claims brought by an employee against her religious employer, when the employee carried out important religious functions.

May 11 2020

1hr 38mins

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Rank #4: June Medical Services LLC v. Russo

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A case in which the Court reversed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upholding Louisiana’s law requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital because it conflicted with the Court’s binding precedent in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.

Mar 04 2020

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Rank #5: Department of Commerce v. New York

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A case in which the Court held that the Secretary of Commerce did not violate the Enumeration Clause or the Census Act in deciding to reinstate a citizenship question on the 2020 census questionnaire, but the district court was warranted in remanding the case to the agency where the evidence tells a story that does not match the Secretary’s explanation for his decision.

Apr 23 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #6: Monasky v. Taglieri

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A case in which the Court held that a child’s “habitual residence” under the Hague Convention depends on the totality of the circumstances specific to the case, not categorical requirements such as an actual agreement between parents.

Dec 11 2019

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Rank #7: Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants Inc.

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A case in which the Court held that a provision of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 creating an exception to the prohibition on automated calls for government debt collection calls violates the First Amendment but is severable from the remainder of the statute.

May 06 2020

1hr 12mins

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Rank #8: Hernandez v. Mesa

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A case in which the Court held that the family of a Mexican teenager who was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a cross-border shooting cannot sue the agent for damages under the U.S. Constitution.

Nov 12 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #9: County of Maui, Hawaii v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund

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A case in which the Court held the Clean Water Act requires a permit when pollutants originate from a point source but are conveyed to navigable waters by a nonpoint source, such as groundwater, if the conveyance is the "functional equivalent" of a direct discharge.

Nov 06 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #10: Mitchell v. Wisconsin

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A case in which the Court vacated the judgment of the Wisconsin Supreme Court affirming the drunk-driving convictions of petitioner Mitchell, who was administered a warrantless blood test while he was unconscious, and remanded the case.

Apr 23 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #11: Maine Community Health Options v. United States

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A case in which the Court held that the federal government has an obligation to pay the insurance carriers in this case for losses incurred under the "Risk Corridors" program of the Affordable Care Act as a result of their participation in the health care marketplace.

Dec 10 2019

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Rank #12: United States v. Davis

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A case in which the Court held that the subsection-specific definition of “crime of violence” in 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(3)(B)—which applies only in the limited context of a federal criminal prosecution for possessing, using or carrying a firearm in connection with acts comprising such a crime—is unconstitutionally vague.

Apr 17 2019

59mins

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Rank #13: Quarles v. United States

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A case in which the Court held that Michigan’s third-degree home-invasion statute substantially corresponds to or is narrower than generic burglary for purposes of qualifying for enhanced sentencing under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

Apr 24 2019

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Rank #14: Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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A case in which the Court held that the vesting of substantial executive authority in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an independent agency led by a single director, violates the separation of powers, but the statutory provision creating that violation, 12 U.S.C. § 5491(c)(3) is severable from the Dodd-Frank Act.

Mar 03 2020

1hr 14mins

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Chiafalo v. Washington

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A case in which the Court held that the Constitution does not prohibit Washington's “faithless elector” law, which requires presidential electors to vote the way state law directs.

May 13 2020

1hr 14mins

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Colorado Department of State v. Baca

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A case in which the Court upheld as constitutional a Colorado law that prohibits so-called “faithless” electors from casting their votes in the Electoral College.

May 13 2020

1hr 1min

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Trump v. Vance

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Article II and the Supremacy Clause neither categorically preclude, nor require a heightened standard for, the issuance of a state criminal subpoena to a sitting President.

May 12 2020

1hr 41mins

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Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP

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Cases in which the Court held that while the Constitution does not prohibit congressional subpoenas issued to the sitting President, the courts below did not adequately weigh the separation-of-powers concerns raised by the subpoenas in these cases.

May 12 2020

1hr 36mins

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McGirt v. Oklahoma

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A case in which the Court held that parts of eastern Oklahoma are an Indian reservation subject to exclusive federal jurisdiction for certain crimes under the Indian Major Crimes Act.

May 11 2020

1hr 31mins

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Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru

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A case in which the Court held that the First Amendment’s religion clauses prevent civil courts from adjudicating employment-discrimination claims brought by an employee against her religious employer, when the employee carried out important religious functions.

May 11 2020

1hr 38mins

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Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania

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A case in which the Court held that the federal government acted properly when it added extensive exemptions to regulations requiring employers to include contraceptive coverage in employee health plans.

May 06 2020

1hr 39mins

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Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants Inc.

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A case in which the Court held that a provision of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 creating an exception to the prohibition on automated calls for government debt collection calls violates the First Amendment but is severable from the remainder of the statute.

May 06 2020

1hr 12mins

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United States Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International, Inc.

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A case in which the Court held that a law conditioning federal funding to foreign affiliates of an American organization on those organizations' express policies on prostitution and sex trafficking does not violate the First Amendment because foreign corporations operating outside of the United States do not have First Amendment rights.

May 05 2020

1hr 8mins

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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com B.V.

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A case in which the Court held that the addition by an online business of a generic top-level domain (“.com”) to an otherwise generic term can create a protectable trademark if the composite term is distinct from the generic term to consumers.

May 04 2020

1hr 15mins

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June Medical Services LLC v. Russo

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A case in which the Court reversed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upholding Louisiana’s law requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital because it conflicted with the Court’s binding precedent in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.

Mar 04 2020

59mins

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Liu v. Securities and Exchange Commission

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A case in which the Court held that the Securities and Exchange Commission may seek and obtain disgorgement from a court as “equitable relief” for a securities law violation, subject to certain restrictions.

Mar 03 2020

52mins

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Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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A case in which the Court held that the vesting of substantial executive authority in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an independent agency led by a single director, violates the separation of powers, but the statutory provision creating that violation, 12 U.S.C. § 5491(c)(3) is severable from the Dodd-Frank Act.

Mar 03 2020

1hr 14mins

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Nasrallah v. Barr

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A case in which the Court held that the federal courts have jurisdiction to review an administrative agency’s factual findings underlying denials of withholding (and deferral) of removal relief, notwithstanding 8 U.S.C. § 1252(a)(2)(C), which seems to divest courts of jurisdiction in such cases.

Mar 02 2020

1hr

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Department of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam

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A case in which the Court held that 8 U.S.C. § 1252(e)(2) as applied to the respondent Thuraissigiam does not violate the Suspension Clause of the Constitution.

Mar 02 2020

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Lomax v. Ortiz-Marquez

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A case in which the Court held that a dismissal without prejudice for failure to state a claim counts as a strike under the Prison Litigation Reform Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1915(g), which bars inmates from filing or appealing a federal civil action without paying the associated fees if they have filed three or more cases or appeals that were dismissed because the lawsuits were frivolous or malicious or did not properly state a legal claim for relief.

Feb 26 2020

58mins

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United States v. Sineneng-Smith

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A case in which the Court held that the Ninth Circuit’s decision below was an abuse of discretion because it considered and ruled on an issue not raised by the parties.

Feb 25 2020

58mins

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United States Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association

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A case in which the Court held that the U.S. Forest Service has the authority to grant rights-of-way under the Mineral Leasing Act through lands traversed by the Appalachian Trail within national forests.

Feb 24 2020

1hr 1min

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Opati v. Republic of Sudan

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A case in which the Court held that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) applies retroactively, thereby permitting recovery of punitive damages against foreign states for terrorist activities occurring prior to the passage of the current version of the statute.

Feb 24 2020

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Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue

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A case in which the Court held a Montana state law that provides funding for education but excludes religious education options violates the Free Exercise Clause of the federal Constitution.

Jan 22 2020

1hr 2mins

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iTunes Ratings

324 Ratings
Average Ratings
284
16
12
5
7

Supreme Broadcast

By Captainbinkman - Apr 12 2018
Read more
Easiest way to listen to the oral arguments of the Supreme Court. 👍🏼

Granted I’m a nerd...

By cjmooney - Jan 14 2018
Read more
...but the machinations of these arguments are fascinating