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    Miranda v. Arizona Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Miranda v. Arizona, concerning the Fifth Amendment rights of Ernesto Miranda. He signed a confession of kidnapping and rape…

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    Bush v. Gore Oral Arguments

    Justices heard arguments in the case of Bush v. Gore regarding the manual recount of “undervote” ballots ordered by the Florida Supreme Court. Among the concerns of the…

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    Roe v. Wade 1971 Oral Argument

    Attorneys presented oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark abortion case Roe. v. Wade. Sarah Weddington argued for Roe, the pseudonym for a Texas woman who sought…

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    Planned Parenthood v. Casey Oral Argument

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the case of Planned Parenthood of Southeast Pennsylvania v. Casey. Robert P. Casey was the governor of Pennsylvania. Ernest Preate argued the cause for…

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    U.S. v. Nixon Oral Arguments

    The oral arguments of U.S. v. Nixon concerned the executive privilege of the president regarding his unwillingness to voluntarily turn over tape recordings of several meetings over a…

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    New York Times v. United States

    Following a taped interview with Professor Irons about the case, the audio transcript of arguments in New York Times v. United States was heard. The case involved the federal…

    1,172 views
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    Hamdi v. Rumsfeld Oral Arguments

    Attorneys presented oral arguments in the case of Hamdi v. Rumsfeld which focused on the detention of American citizens captured in hostilities overseas and classified an enemy…

    829 views
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    Roe v. Wade 1972 Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court decision on January 22, 1973, in Roe vs. Wade made laws outlawing a woman’s right to abortion unconstitutional. Ms. Weddington and…

    806 views
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    Supreme Court Affirmative Action Arguments

    Justices heard oral arguments on two cases involving affirmative action and college admissions practices. At 10 a.m. the justices heard arguments in Grutter v. Bollinger, a case…

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    Webster v. Reproductive Health Services Oral Arguments

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the 1989 case of Webster v. Reproductive Health Services. Then Missouri Attorney General William Webster argued the case for the respondents. Frank…

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    Hamdan v. Rumsfeld Oral Argument

    Government and plaintiff attorneys presented oral arguments in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld on the constitutionality of using military commissions to try al-Qaida members accused of war…

    612 views
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    Baze v. Rees Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Baze v. Rees. The Court will decide if the lethal injection drugs used to execute prisoners on death row have such a high probability of inflicting…

    567 views
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    NCAA v. Smith

    Supreme Court nominee John Roberts argued 39 cases before the Supreme Court. This is his Supreme Court oral argument in a case NCAA v. Smith, which he argued January 20, 1999. John…

    515 views
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    Clinton v. Jones Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case [Clinton v.
    Jones]. The audio recording of the proceedings is heard, with a picture of each participant on the screen when they…

    366 views
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    Rice v. Cayetano

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    Rumsfeld v. FAIR Oral Argument

    Following some court business including the release of an opinion by Justice Thomas and admissions to the Supreme Court Bar, attorneys made oral arguments in the case of Rumsfeld v. Forum…

    336 views
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    Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood Oral Argument

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the case of Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England. Justices questioned litigants as they mad arguments about the scope of New Hampshire…

    333 views
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    Walter L. Nixon v. United States Oral Arguments

    Oral arguments in the Nixon v. United States case were played on audio, with sketches of the participants shown on the video. Walter Nixon, a federal judge, challenged the procedures…

    314 views
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    McConnell v. Federal Election Commission Oral Arguments

    An audio record of oral arguments from earlier in the day in a case over campaign finance reform legislation were played over still images of the participants.

    Arguments focused on limits…

    280 views
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    Cheney v. U.S. District Court Oral Arguments

    Lawyers for the government, environmental groups, and watch dog organizations argued a case involving the disclosure of documents and information relating to Vice President Cheney’s…

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