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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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R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

10/8/2019
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A case in which the Court will decide whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination against transgender employees based on (1) their status as transgender or (2) sex stereotyping under Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, 490 U.S. 228 (1989).

Duration:00:57:27

Bostock v. Clayton County

10/8/2019
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A case in which the Court will decide whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits against employment discrimination “because of . . . sex” encompasses discrimination based on an individual’s sexual orientation.

Duration:01:01:52

Peter v. NantKwest, Inc.

10/7/2019
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A case in which the Court will decide whether the phrase “[a]ll the expenses of the proceedings” in 35 U.S.C. § 145 include attorneys’ fees incurred as a result of defending the agency in § 145 litigation?

Duration:00:54:40

Kahler v. Kansas

10/7/2019
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A case in which the Court will decide whether the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments allow a state to abolish the insanity defense.

Duration:01:01:54

Ramos v. Louisiana

10/7/2019
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A case in which the Court will decide whether the Fourteenth Amendment fully incorporates the Sixth Amendment’s guarantee of a unanimous verdict against the states.

Duration:01:01:47

Quarles v. United States

4/24/2019
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A case in which the Court held that Michigan’s third-degree home-invasion statute substantially corresponds to or is narrower than generic burglary for purposes of qualifying for enhanced sentencing under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

Duration:00:55:37

Taggart v. Lorenzen

4/24/2019
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A case in which the Court held that a creditor may be held in civil contempt for violating a bankruptcy court’s discharge order if there is no fair ground of doubt as to whether the order barred the creditor’s conduct.

Duration:00:54:09

Mitchell v. Wisconsin

4/23/2019
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A case in which the Court vacated the judgment of the Wisconsin Supreme Court affirming the drunk-driving convictions of petitioner Mitchell, who was administered a warrantless blood test while he was unconscious, and remanded the case.

Duration:01:01:04

Department of Commerce v. New York

4/23/2019
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A case in which the Court held that the Secretary of Commerce did not violate the Enumeration Clause or the Census Act in deciding to reinstate a citizenship question on the 2020 census questionnaire, but the district court was warranted in remanding the case to the agency where the evidence tells a story that does not match the Secretary’s explanation for his decision.

Duration:01:22:21

Rehaif v. United States

4/23/2019
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A case in which the Court held that the “knowingly” provision of 18 U.S.C. § 924(a)(2) applies to both the possession and status elements of a § 922(g) crime.

Duration:00:55:17

Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media

4/22/2019
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A case in which the Court held that where commercial or financial information is both customarily and actually treated as private by its owner and provided to the government under an assurance of privacy, the information is “confidential” within the meaning of Exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552(b)(4).

Duration:01:01:45

Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis

4/22/2019
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A case in which the Court held that Title VII’s administrative-exhaustion requirement is a waivable claim-processing rule, not a jurisdictional requirement.

Duration:00:54:16

United States v. Davis

4/17/2019
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A case in which the Court held that the subsection-specific definition of “crime of violence” in 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(3)(B)—which applies only in the limited context of a federal criminal prosecution for possessing, using or carrying a firearm in connection with acts comprising such a crime—is unconstitutionally vague.

Duration:00:59:29

McDonough v. Smith

4/17/2019
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A case in which the Court held that the statute of limitations for the petitioner’s § 1983 fabricated evidence claim began to run when the criminal proceedings against him terminated in his favor—that is, when he was acquitted at the end of his second trial.

Duration:00:58:42

Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd. v. Newton

4/16/2019
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A case in which the Court held that because the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act establishes the federal government's exclusive control over outer continental shelf, state law may be adopted as the rule of decision only if there is a gap in federal law.

Duration:01:01:30

North Carolina Department of Revenue v. The Kimberley Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust

4/16/2019
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A case in which the Court held that the presence of in-state beneficiaries alone does not empower a state to tax trust income that has not been distributed to the beneficiaries where the beneficiaries have no right to demand that income and are uncertain to receive it.

Duration:01:01:55

Iancu v. Brunetti

4/15/2019
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A case in which the Court held that the Lanham Act’s prohibition on the federal registration of “immoral” or “scandalous” marks, in Section 2(a), violates the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment.

Duration:00:56:06

Emulex Corp. v. Varjabedian

4/15/2019
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A case in which the Court was asked to decide whether the Ninth Circuit correctly held, in contrast to the holdings of five other federal appellate courts, that Section 14(e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 supports an inferred private right of action based on the negligent misstatement or omission made in connection with a tender offer.

Duration:01:01:56

Kisor v. Wilkie

3/27/2019
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A case in which the Court held that Auer v. Robbins, 519 U.S. 452 (1997), and Bowles v. Seminole Rock & Sand Co., 325 U.S. 410 (1945), which direct courts to defer to an agency’s reasonable interpretation of its own ambiguous regulation, are not overruled.

Duration:01:01:30

Rucho v. Common Cause

3/26/2019
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A case in which the Court held that partisan gerrymandering claims present political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts.

Duration:01:11:10