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Oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.
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Oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.

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English


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Nevada Commission on Ethics v. Carrigan

4/27/2011
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A case in which the Court held that the Nevada law requiring elected officials to disqualify themselves when they are asked to vote on matters that present a conflict of interest was constitutional.

Duration:00:57:50

Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc.

4/26/2011
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A case in which the Court held that a Vermont statute banning the sale, transmission or use of prescription drug user data violated protected speech of the pharmaceutical research companies, manufacturers and others who use that data.

Duration:01:08:33

McNeill v. United States

4/25/2011
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A case in which the Court held that a federal sentencing court must determine whether an offense under state law is a "serious drug offense" within the meaning of the Armed Career Criminal Act by consulting the maximum sentence applicable at the time of the defendant's conviction.

Duration:00:41:18

Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Co.

4/25/2011
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A case in which the Court held that securities fraud plaintiffs need not prove loss causation in order to obtain class certification.

Duration:00:56:13

United States v. Jicarilla Apache Nation

4/20/2011
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A case in which the Court held that the fiduciary exception to the attorney-client privilege does not apply to the general trust relationship between the United States and the Indian Tribes.

Duration:01:00:50

American Electric Power Co., Inc. v. Connecticut

4/19/2011
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A case in which the Court that held the Clean Air Act bars suits by governmental bodies and private parties seeking to curb emissions from utilities via the federal common law.

Duration:01:15:49

Tapia v. United States

4/18/2011
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A case in which the Court held that a district court may not give a defendant a longer prison sentence based on speculation about if and when the defendant would be able to participate in an inmate drug rehabilitation program.

Duration:00:58:12

Microsoft Corp. v. i4i Limited Partnership

4/18/2011
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A case in which the Court held that a challenge to a patent's validity must offer clear and convincing evidence.

Duration:00:58:50

PLIVA, Inc. v. Mensing

3/30/2011
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A case in which the Court held that generic drug makers cannot be sued for not warning about potentially dangerous side effects on their drug labels, even when they follow federal rules that only require their labels to match those of their brand-name equivalents.

Duration:01:01:48

Talk America, Inc. v. Michigan Bell Telephone Co.

3/30/2011
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A case in which the Court held that federal law requires local telephone companies to allow new competitors in their markets to link to their existing networks through connecting wires at low, government-regulated rates.

Duration:00:58:38

Fowler v. United States

3/29/2011
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A case in which the Court held that in order to prove a criminal violation of the federal witness tampering statute when a defendant allegedly kills a witness, the government must prove that the victim would have provided information regarding the crime.

Duration:00:56:07

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes

3/29/2011
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A case in which the Court held that the small group who initiated a lawsuit could not represent all of Wal-Mart's female employees, and therefore could not bring a class action lawsuit against Wal-Mart.

Duration:01:01:13

Arizona Free Enterprise Club's Freedom Club PAC v. Bennett

3/28/2011
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A case in which the Court held that the Arizona campaign finance law linking public financing for candidates to the amount spent by their opponents violated the First Amendment's protection of political speech.

Duration:01:00:00

J.D.B. v. North Carolina

3/23/2011
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A case in which the Court ruled that courts should consider the age of a juvenile suspect in deciding whether he or she is in custody for Miranda purposes.

Duration:00:58:35

Turner v. Rogers

3/23/2011
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A case in which the Court held that a defendant facing incarceration for civil contempt does not have a constitutional right to a court-appointed attorney under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Duration:01:09:36

Borough of Duryea v. Guarnieri

3/22/2011
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A case in which the Court held that state and local government employees may not sue their employers for retaliation under the First Amendment's Petition Clause when they petition the government on matters of private concern.

Duration:00:59:05

Fox v. Vice

3/22/2011
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A case in which the Court held that a court may award attorney's fees to civil rights defendants when the plaintiff's suit involves frivolous and non-frivolous claims, but only for the costs incurred due to the frivolous claims.

Duration:01:00:05

Tolentino v. New York

3/21/2011
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A case the Court dismissed, which would have considered whether an individual's motor vehicle records may be used as evidence if the police consulted those records only after making an illegal stop of the individual's vehicle.

Duration:01:01:04

Davis v. United States

3/21/2011
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A case in which the Court held that the good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule applies to a search that was authorized by precedent at the time of the search, but was subsequently ruled unconstitutional.

Duration:00:57:41