652Nov 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 ...
230Nov 5, 2013
Bond v. U.S. Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Bond v. U.S., which challenges Congress' authority to pass general criminal statutes through an international treaty prohibiting the use and ...
999Oct 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 ...
68Oct 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 ...
499Oct 8, 2013
McCutcheon v. FEC Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in McCutcheon v. FEC, which concerns the aggregate amount an individual may contribute to political candidates in each election cycle. The ...
296May 5, 2013
Sonia Sotomayor Freedom to Write Lecture
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered the 2013 PEN World Voices Festival Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture at Cooper Union in New York City. Following her remarks, Justice ...
866May 2, 2013
Forum with Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor took questions from an audience of eighth, ninth, and tenth graders in Denver, Colorado. She discussed racial profiling and stereotypes, her childhood and ...
12,019Mar 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 ...
13,695Mar 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, ...
3,869Feb 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 ...
1,838Jan 22, 2013
Book Discussion on My Beloved World
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked about her autobiography, My Beloved World, in which she recounts her life from her childhood in the Bronx to her education at Princeton and Yale ...
14,981Jan 21, 2013
2013 Inaugural Ceremony
President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the public inauguration ceremony for his second term on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. In his remarks he stressed ...
4,520Jan 20, 2013
Official Swearing-In of Vice President Biden
Vice President Biden was officially sworn-in on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory by Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Historically, Inaugural Ceremonies ...
687Jan 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 ...
498Oct 31, 2012
Florida v. Harris Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Florida v. Harris. The case addressed the circumstances under which an alert from a narcotics-sniffing dog was sufficient to establish probable cause ...
589Oct 31, 2012
Florida v. Jardines Oral Argument
The Court heard oral argument in Florida v. Jardines, which addressed the use of drug-sniffing dogs on the exterior of a home. The case was one of two cases during the 2012-13 term ...
2,107Oct 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 ...
445Oct 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 ...
250May 16, 2012
New York University 2012 Commencement Address
Justice Sonia Sotomayor gave the commencement address to the 2012 graduating class of New York University.
3,238Apr 25, 2012
Arizona v. United States Oral Arguments
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. U.S.. The case involves the issue of whether the federal government or states have the right to enforce immigration ...
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