U.S. Supreme Court Oral Arguments

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A case in which the Court will decide whether the exigent circumstances exception to the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirement applies when police are pursuing a suspect whom they believe committed a misdemeanor.

Episode Date
Lange v. California
112:23
A case in which the Court will decide whether the exigent circumstances exception to the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirement applies when police are pursuing a suspect whom they believe committed a misdemeanor.
Feb 24, 2021
Wilkinson v. Dai
95:18
A case in which the Court will decide whether a court of appeals can presume that an immigrant’s testimony is credible and true if an immigration judge or the Board of Immigration Appeals did not specifically find that he was not credible.
Feb 23, 2021
Florida v. Georgia
61:50
A case in which the Court will decide whether Florida is entitled to equitable apportionment of the waters of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin and appropriate injunctive relief against Georgia to sustain an adequate flow of fresh water into the Apalachicola Region.
Feb 22, 2021
FCC v. Prometheus Radio Project
A case in which the Court will decide whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, below, erred in vacating as arbitrary and capricious the FCC’s orders that substantially changed its approach to regulation of broadcast media ownership.
Jan 19, 2021
BP P.L.C. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore
75:02
A case in which the Court will decide whether federal law permits a court of appeals to review any issue included in a district court’s order sending a case to state court when the move to state court is based on two statutes, or whether the court of appeals can only review the ground for removal itself.
Jan 19, 2021
75:02
Jan 19, 2021
Jan 19, 2021
AMG Capital Management, LLC v. Federal Trade Commission
66:43
A case in which the Court will decide whether Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, by authorizing “injunction[s],” also authorizes the Federal Trade Commission to demand monetary relief such as restitution—and if so, the scope of the limits or requirements for such relief.
Jan 13, 2021
Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski
92:30
A case in which the Court will decide whether a person may continue with a lawsuit seeking nominal damages against the government if, after the lawsuit was filed, the government changed its unconstitutional policy.
Jan 12, 2021
Pham v. Guzman Chavez
65:25
A case in which the Court will decide which federal law applies to the detention of a nonresident who is subject to a reinstated removal order and who is pursuing withholding or deferral of removal.
Jan 11, 2021
Collins v. Mnuchin
100:54
A case in which the Court will decide whether the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) structure violates the separation of powers; and (2) whether the courts must set aside a final agency action that FHFA took when it was unconstitutionally structured and strike down the statutory provisions that make FHFA independent.
Dec 09, 2020
Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid
82:53
A case in which the Court will decide whether the definition of an "automatic telephone dialing system" in the Telephone and Consumer Protection Act of 1991 encompasses any device that can “store” and “automatically dial” telephone numbers, even if the device does not “use a random or sequential number generator.”
Dec 08, 2020
Henry Schein Inc. v. Archer and White Sales Inc.
69:41
A case in which the Court was asked to decide whether a provision in an arbitration agreement that exempts certain claims from arbitration negates an otherwise clear and unmistakable delegation of questions of arbitrability to an arbitrator.
Dec 08, 2020
Republic of Hungary v. Simon
80:42
A case in which the Court considered whether a court can decline to exercise jurisdiction on comity grounds in a case arising from the expropriation exemption of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, where the plaintiffs have not sought to exhaust their local remedies in the foreign country.
Dec 07, 2020
Federal Republic of Germany v. Philipp
88:14
A case in which the Court held that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act’s expropriation exception, 28 U.S.C. §1605(a)(3), incorporates the domestic takings rule, which recognizes that a foreign sovereign’s taking of its own nationals’ property is not a violation of international law.
Dec 07, 2020
Edwards v. Vannoy
85:55
A case in which the Court will decide whether its decision in Ramos v. Louisiana, in which it held the U.S. Constitution requires states to obtain a unanimous verdict to convict a criminal defendant for a serious offense, applies retroactively to cases on federal collateral review.
Dec 02, 2020
CIC Services, LLC v. Internal Revenue Service
62:41
A case in which the Court will decide whether the Anti-Injunction Act’s bar on lawsuits for the purpose of restraining the assessment or collection of taxes also bars challenges to unlawful regulatory mandates that are not taxes.
Dec 01, 2020
Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Doe I
88:12
A case in which the Court will clarify the scope and reach of the Alien Tort Statute as to conduct by domestic corporations within the United States that may have caused harms abroad.
Dec 01, 2020
Trump v. New York
93:16
A case in which the Court was asked to decide whether a memorandum by President Donald Trump instructing the Secretary of Commerce to include in his report on the 2020 census information enabling the President to exclude noncitizens from the base population number for purposes of apportioning seats in the House of Representatives.
Nov 30, 2020
Van Buren v. United States
66:08
A case in which the Court will decide whether a person who is authorized to access information on a computer for certain purposes violates Section 1030(a)(2) of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act if he accesses that information for an improper purpose.
Nov 30, 2020
California v. Texas
120:43
A case in which the Court will decide whether the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is unconstitutional, and if so, whether it is severable from the rest of the Act.
Nov 10, 2020
Brownback v. King
63:41
A case in which the Court will decide whether the judgment bar provision of the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) prevents a plaintiff whose FTCA claim against the government failed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction from filing another action, against the same defendants and arising from the same set of facts and injuries, under another theory of liability.
Nov 09, 2020
Niz-Chavez v. Barr
69:47
A case in which the Court will decide what type of notice the government must provide to trigger the “stop-time rule,” which stops noncitizens from accruing the time in the United States that they need to become eligible for discretionary relief from deportation.
Nov 09, 2020
Fulton v. City of Philadelphia
111:33
A case in which the Court will decide several questions arising under the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment and whether to revisit its decision in Employment Division v. Smith.
Nov 04, 2020
Jones v. Mississippi
87:10
A case in which the Court will decide whether, under the Eighth Amendment, a sentencing authority must find that a juvenile is permanently incorrigible before it may impose a sentence of life without parole.
Nov 03, 2020
Borden v. United States
72:06
A case in which the Court will decide whether the “use of force” clause in the Armed Career Criminal Act encompasses crimes with an intent requirement of mere recklessness.
Nov 03, 2020
Salinas v. United States Railroad Retirement Board
63:04
A case in which the Court held that, under Section 5(f) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act and Section 8 of the Railroad Retirement Act, the Railroad Retirement Board’s denial of a request to reopen a prior benefits determination is a “final decision” subject to judicial review.
Nov 02, 2020
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service v. Sierra Club
69:42
A case in which the Court will clarify the scope of the deliberative process privilege under Exemption 5 of the Freedom of Information Act.
Nov 02, 2020
Pereida v. Wilkinson
64:07
A case in which the Court will decide whether a criminal conviction bars a noncitizen from applying for relief from removal when the record of conviction is ambiguous as to whether it corresponds to an offense listed in the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Oct 14, 2020
Torres v. Madrid
77:10
A case in which the Court will decide whether an unsuccessful attempt to detain a suspect by use of physical force is a “seizure” within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment, or whether physical force must be successful in detaining a suspect to constitute a “seizure.”
Oct 14, 2020
United States v. Briggs
60:40
A case in which the Court held that the Uniform Code of Military Justice’s provision allowing rape, which is “punishable by death” under the UCMJ, to be “tried and punished at any time without limitation” is not affected by the Court’s precedent holding that the Eighth Amendment prohibits a death sentence for rape of an adult woman.
Oct 13, 2020
City of Chicago v. Fulton
81:37
A case in which the Court held that the mere retention of estate property after the filing of a bankruptcy petition does not violate 11 U.S.C. §362(a)(3), which operates as a “stay” of “any act” to “exercise control” over the property of the estate.
Oct 13, 2020
Google LLC v. Oracle America Inc.
96:10
A case in which the court will decide whether copyright protection extends to a software interface, and whether the petitioner’s use of a software interface in the context of creating a new computer program constitutes fair use.
Oct 07, 2020
Ford Motor Company v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court
60:54
A case in which the Court will decide whether a state court may exercise personal jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant when none of the defendant’s contacts with that state caused the plaintiff’s claims.
Oct 07, 2020
Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association
71:33
A case in which the Court held that an Arkansas law regulating pharmacy benefit managers’ drug-reimbursement rates is not pre-empted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
Oct 06, 2020
Tanzin v. Tanvir
60:53
A case in which the Court held that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, 42 U.S.C. § 2000bb, permits lawsuits seeking money damages against individual federal employees.
Oct 06, 2020
Texas v. New Mexico
74:47
A case in which the Court will decide whether the River Master correctly allocated evaporation losses under the Pecos River Compact.
Oct 05, 2020
Carney v. Adams
61:19
A case in which the Court was asked to consider whether a state law that effectively limits state judicial service to members of the Democratic and Republican parties violates the First Amendment.
Oct 05, 2020
Colorado Department of State v. Baca
61:08
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
Chiafalo v. Washington
74:27
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
Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP
96:29
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
Trump v. Vance
101:21
A case in which the Court held that 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
Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru
98:33
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
McGirt v. Oklahoma
91:45
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
Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants Inc.
72:55
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
Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania
99:20
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
United States Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International, Inc.
68:42
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
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com B.V.
75:51
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
June Medical Services LLC v. Russo
59:39
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
Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
74:42
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
Liu v. Securities and Exchange Commission
52:58
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
Nasrallah v. Barr
60:50
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
Department of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam
60:40
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
Lomax v. Ortiz-Marquez
58:07
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
United States v. Sineneng-Smith
58:59
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
United States Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association
61:52
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
Opati v. Republic of Sudan
60:10
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
Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue
62:39
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
Shular v. United States
60:50
A case in which the Court held that the Armed Career Criminal Act’s “serious drug offense” definition requires only that a state offense involve the conduct specified in the statute; it does not require that the state offense match certain generic offenses.
Jan 21, 2020
GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS v. Outokumpu Stainless USA LLC
61:21
A case in which the Court held that the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards does not prohibit the application of domestic equitable estoppel doctrine to allow a nonsignatory to an arbitration agreement to compel arbitration.
Jan 21, 2020
Babb v. Wilkie
59:21
A case in which the Court held that the federal-sector provision of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 demands that personnel actions be untainted by any consideration of age, but but-for causation is important in determining the appropriate remedy that may be obtained.
Jan 15, 2020
Romag Fasteners, Inc. v. Fossil, Inc.
57:52
A case in which the Court held that under Section 35 of the Lanham Act, a plaintiff does not need to show willful infringement to receive an award of an infringer’s profits for a violation of Section 43(a).
Jan 14, 2020
Kelly v. United States
60:16
A case in which the Court held that Baroni and Kelly, who executed the New Jersey “Bridgegate” political retribution scheme against Fort Lee’s mayor, did not violate the federal-program fraud or wire fraud laws because they did not aim to obtain money or property from the federal Port Authority.
Jan 14, 2020
Lucky Brand Dungarees Inc. v. Marcel Fashions Group Inc.
61:36
A case in which the Court held that because the trademark action at issue challenged different conduct—and raised different claims—from an earlier action between the parties, Marcel cannot preclude Lucky Brand from raising new defenses, including a defense that Lucky Brand failed to press fully in the earlier suit.
Jan 13, 2020
Thole v. U.S. Bank, N.A.
62:27
A case in which the Court held that an ERISA plan participant lacks judicial standing to seek injunctive relief or restoration of plan losses caused by fiduciary breach if he cannot demonstrate individual financial loss or the imminent risk thereof.
Jan 13, 2020
McKinney v. Arizona
59:22
A case in which the Court held that a state court of appeals, not a jury, can reweigh aggravating and mitigating circumstances on habeas corpus review in death penalty cases.
Dec 11, 2019
Monasky v. Taglieri
60:10
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
Maine Community Health Options v. United States
60:40
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
Holguin-Hernandez v. United States
47:07
A case in which the Court held that a criminal defendant's district-court argument for a specific sentence preserved his claim on appeal that the sentence imposed was unreasonably long.
Dec 10, 2019
Thryv, Inc. v. Click-To-Call Technologies, LP
62:38
A case in which the Court held that 35 U.S.C. §314(d) precludes judicial review of a Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s decision to institute inter partes review upon finding that §315(b)’s time bar did not apply.
Dec 09, 2019