265Mar 3, 2014
Hall v. Florida Supreme Court Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Hall v. Florida, a case testing the limits of the Court’s ban on executing the intellectually disabled. The issue rested on how states ...
254Feb 24, 2014
Regulation of Greenhouse Gases Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral argument on the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2007 the Court decided that the EPA could regulate greenhouse ...
199Jan 21, 2014
Harris v. Quinn Oral Argument
The U.S. Supreme Court head oral argument in Harris v. Quinn, about whether a state may, consistent with the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, compel personal ...
608Jan 15, 2014
McCullen v. Coakley Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral argument in McCullen v. Coakley to decide if a Massachusetts law creating a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics unconstitutionally limits the free speech ...
653Jan 13, 2014
Presidential Recess Appointment Power Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral argument on the president’s recess appointment powers. In the case National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning the Court was considering the ...
812Jan 13, 2014
Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court and the Constitution
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was interviewed by Pete Williams and responded to questions from students in the audience at the Washington Center for Internships and Academic ...
362Dec 10, 2013
Cross-State Air Pollution Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral argument on cross-state air pollution combining two cases, Environmental Protection Agency v. EME Homer City Generation and American Lung Association v. EME ...
167Dec 9, 2013
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper Oral Argument
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wisconsin Air Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper to consider when airline employees reporting suspicious activity give up their immunity under the ...
59Dec 4, 2013
United States v. Apel Oral Argument
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Apel, a case concerning an anti-war activist who was protesting on land owned by a military base. The defendant was barred ...
327Dec 3, 2013
Northwest v. Ginsberg Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Northwest v. Ginsberg on whether an airline need any reason to drop customers from its frequent flyer program. Northwest Airlines had ...
1,109Nov 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 ...
400Nov 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 ...
1,330Oct 17, 2013
Saturday Night Massacre 40th Anniversary
William Ruckelshaus, Bob Woodward, Jill Wine-Banks and others spoke at an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Saturday Night Massacre, when President Nixon fired Watergate Special ...
1,495Oct 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 ...
165Oct 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 ...
755Oct 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 ...
339Jul 3, 2013
Individual Constitutional Rights
Justice Stephen Breyer and former Massachusetts Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Marshall talked about individual constitutional rights with Elliot Gerson. They discussed Massachusetts and ...
12,380Mar 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 ...
13,972Mar 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, ...
877Mar 14, 2013
Supreme Court Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer on the fiscal year 2014 budget for the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary system. The justices were requesting a total of $86.5 ...
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