794Nov 14, 2013
Justice Thomas on the Supreme Court
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas talked about his career. He credited Justice Antonin Scalia with helping him adjust to being a Supreme Court justice, and called himself “beat ...
770Nov 6, 2013
Town of Greece v. Galloway Oral Arguments
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Town of Greece v Galloway, a separation of church-and-state case regarding prayers said before a town council meeting in upstate New York. The ...
1,128Oct 15, 2013
Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action Oral Argument
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action. The case challenges a Michigan voter-approved ban against considering race or gender in ...
87Oct 8, 2013
McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission Oral Arguments
Justices heard oral arguments in the case McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission which focused on campaign finance rules and caps on campaign funding. Among the issues addressed in ...
4,559Apr 9, 2013
Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice Clarence Thomas spoke to college students about his life and career. He focused on the state of racial relations, the operations of the Supreme Court, and pursuing a career in ...
12,085Mar 27, 2013
United States v. Windsor Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Windsor, the challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). At issue was whether the Court had jurisdiction to rule on the federal ...
13,739Mar 26, 2013
Hollingsworth v. Perry Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry on the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 law. Nearly 18,000 same-sex couples were married in California, ...
3,933Feb 27, 2013
Shelby County v. Holder Oral Argument
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder. The case concerns Congress' 2006 re-authorization of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act under the pre-existing coverage ...
704Jan 9, 2013
Missouri v. McNeely Oral Argument
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Missouri v. McNeely to weigh the public’s interest in driving and highway safety against the privacy rights of the individual in deciding ...
2,155Oct 10, 2012
Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Oral Argument
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case on affirmative action policies in higher education.
This program contained the audio ...
455Oct 1, 2012
Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Oral Argument
The U.S. Supreme Court heard a second oral argument in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, on the reach of a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), that seeks to impose liability in U.S. courts ...
2,243Sep 12, 2012
225th Anniversary of the U.S. Constitution
In celebration of the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution, Justice Clarence Thomas and Yale Law School Professor Akhil Amar discussed the Constitution’s past, present, and ...
664Feb 16, 2012
Shooting from the Lip: Book Party
A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling ...
801Jan 10, 2012
FCC vs. FOX Television
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in FCC vs. FOX Television. The case examines the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) tougher enforcement protocol announced in 2004 in ...
238Jan 10, 2012
Knox vs. Service Employees
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Knox vs. Service Employees. The case deals with the question of the First Amendment giving state employees the right to decline to pay union ...
300Nov 19, 2011
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Remarks
Justice Clarence Thomas spoke a dedication ceremony for a historical marker honoring the Pin Point Community. Following his prepared remarks the unveiling of the marker was shown.
602Nov 7, 2011
Zivotofsky vs. Clinton Oral Arguments
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Zivotofsky vs. Clinton, a case dealing with executive power and Congress, and whether Jerusalem, Israel, can be listed as a birthplace in a ...
886Apr 19, 2011
American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut Oral Arguments
The Supreme Court heard oral argument in American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut. The case focused on the ability of states and private parties to sue utilities for contributing to ...
1,893Mar 30, 2011
Wal-mart v. Dukes Oral Arguments
The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, a gender discrimination case against Wal-Mart over pay and promotions for as many as 1.5 million current and former women ...
841Mar 2, 2011
Ashcroft v. Al-Kidd Oral Arguments
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Ashcroft v. Al-Kidd. The case involves whether former Attorney General John Ashcroft could be held personally liable for the detention of an American ...
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