U.S. Supreme Court Oral Arguments-logo

U.S. Supreme Court Oral Arguments

Government >

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.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Culbertson v. Berryhill

11/7/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether fees subject to 42 U.S.C. § 406(b)’s 25-percent cap related to the representation of individuals claiming Social Security benefits include only fees for representation in court, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 6th, 9th, and 10th Circuits have held, or whether they also include fees for representation before the agency, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th, 5th, and 11th Circuits have held.

Duration:00:58:11

Republic of Sudan v. Harrison

11/7/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit erred by holding – in direct conflict with the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 5th and 7th Circuits and in the face of an amicus brief from the United States – that plaintiffs suing a foreign state under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act may serve the foreign state under 28 U.S.C. § 1608(a)(3) by mail addressed and dispatched to the head of the foreign state's ministry of...

Duration:01:01:13

BNSF Railway Company v. Loos

11/6/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act, a railroad company's payment to an employee for time lost from work is compensation subject to employment taxes.

Duration:00:55:37

Bucklew v. Precythe

11/6/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide the evidentiary burden of an inmate raising an as-applied challenge to a state’s method of execution and seeking an alternative execution method.

Duration:01:01:22

Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren

11/5/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether the federal Atomic Energy Act preempts a Virginia ban on non-federal uranium mining.

Duration:00:59:23

Sturgeon v. Frost

11/5/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act prohibits the National Park Service from exercising regulatory control over State, Native Corporation, and private land physically located within the boundaries of the National Park System in Alaska.

Duration:01:00:48

Frank v. Gaos

10/31/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether, or in what circumstances, a cy pres award of class action proceeds that provides no direct relief to class members supports class certification and comports with the requirement that a settlement binding class members must be “fair, reasonable, and adequate.”

Duration:01:02:20

Jam v. International Finance Corp.

10/31/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide the level of immunity enjoyed by international organizations under the International Organizations Immunities Act.

Duration:00:58:39

Garza v. Idaho

10/30/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether the decision of a criminal defendant’s trial lawyer not to appeal a conviction because the defendant’s plea agreement included an appeal waiver triggers a “presumption of prejudice” indicating ineffective assistance of counsel.

Duration:01:01:30

Washington State Department of Licensing v. Cougar Den, Inc.

10/30/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether the Yakama Treaty of 1855 creates a right for tribal members to avoid state taxes on off-reservation commercial activities that make use of public highways.

Duration:01:00:27

Henry Schein Inc. v. Archer and White Sales Inc.

10/29/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether the Federal Arbitration Act permits a court to decline to enforce an agreement delegating questions of arbitrability to an arbitrator if the court concludes the claim of arbitrability is “wholly groundless.”

Duration:00:58:50

Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela

10/29/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether the Federal Arbitration Agreement forecloses a state-law interpretation of an arbitration agreement that would authorize class arbitration based solely on general language commonly used in arbitration agreements.

Duration:01:00:04

Air and Liquid Systems Corp. v. Devries

10/10/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether products liability defendants can be held liable under maritime law for injuries caused by products that they did not make, sell, or distribute.

Duration:00:57:38

Nielsen v. Preap

10/10/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether a noncitizen released from criminal custody becomes exempt from mandatory detention under 8 U.S.C. § 1226(c) if, after the noncitizen is released from criminal custody, the Department of Homeland Security does not take the noncitizen into immigration custody immediately.

Duration:01:01:56

United States v. Stitt

10/9/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether residential burglary under Arkansas law or aggravated burglary under Tennessee law is the same as or narrower than “general burglary” such that convictions for those crimes can serve as predicate crimes for the purpose of the enhanced sentencing provision of the Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984.

Duration:00:59:45

Stokeling v. United States

10/9/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether a state robbery offense that includes “as an element” the common law requirement of overcoming “victim resistance” is categorically a “violent felony” under the Armed Career Criminal Act, 18 U.S.C. § 924(e)(2)(b)(i), when that offense has been specifically interpreted by state appellate courts to require only slight force to overcome resistance.

Duration:01:00:48

New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira

10/3/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide (1) whether a court or an arbitrator must determine the applicability of Section 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act, and (2) whether that provision, which applies only to “contracts of employment,” includes independent contractor agreements.

Duration:00:49:19

Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania

10/3/2018
More
A case in which the Court will (1) consider whether to affirm or abrogate its holding in Williamson County Regional Planning Commission v. Hamilton Bank that requires property owners to exhaust state court remedies before bringing federal Takings Clause claims, and (2) resolve a circuit split as to whether the ripeness doctrine established in Williamson County applies to takings claims that assert that a law is unconstitutional on its face.

Duration:01:02:04

Madison v. Alabama

10/2/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether the Eighth Amendment prohibits a state from executing an inmate whose mental disability renders him unable to remember the crime for which he is to be executed or understand the circumstances of his scheduled execution.

Duration:00:55:53

Gundy v. United States

10/2/2018
More
A case in which the Court will decide whether the Sex Offender Notification and Registration Act’s delegation of authority to the U.S. Attorney General to issue regulations under 42 U.S.C. § 16913 violates the nondelegation doctrine.

Duration:00:55:29