In an unanimous decision, the Court held that a soybean farmer cannot reproduce agri-giant Monsanto’s patented, genetically modified seeds through planting and harvesting without the company’s permission. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the legal, agricultural, and technological implications of this decision.
Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal discusses her new book, The Roberts Court, which looks at some of the Court’s landmark decisions during the tenure of Chief Justice John Roberts.
Justice Clarence Thomas discusses his life, career, the state of race relations, the operations of the Supreme Court, and pursuing a career in the law.
Audio excerpts from the oral argument in the challenge to California’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Justice Sotomayor discusses her early career and her preference for the title “Sonia from the Bronx” on 60 Minutes.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells Oprah she was in total disbelief the day she got the call from President Barack Obama informing her that she would be his nominee for the nation’s highest court.
Justice O’Connor describes her secret Supreme Court handshake while speaking with Charlie Rose.
Lee Pacchia of Bloomberg News speaks with ACLU staff attorney, Sandra Park, about the petitioners’ views on the Myriad Genetics case.
In this five-part interview, NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg discusses starting out in radio, learning and reporting on the ways of the Court, the challenge of confirmation hearings, and what to make of the Court’s jurisprudence and drama.
In a five-part interview, Linda Greenhouse, who won a Pulitzer Prize for her work as a Supreme Court reporter for The New York Times and now teaches at Yale Law School, discusses her background, her thirty years spent covering The Court, the job of a Court reporter, and how the Court is best understood not [...]
In a four-part interview, Adam Liptak, the Supreme Court reporter for The New York Times since 2008, discusses his background, the challenges of reporting on the Court in a changed and changing media environment, and how to distinguish yourself on a beat defined by “nine people in robes.”
Bloomberg Law profiles Anthony Lewis, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and columnist who passed away in March 2013.
Bloomberg discusses what to look for in the same-sex marriage cases.
Tom Goldstein talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about the two same-sex marriage cases being argued before the Supreme Court.
Bloomberg Law looks at how the views of Justices Sotomayor and Kagan on cameras in the courtroom have evolved during their time at the Court.
Justice Sotomayor discusses her funny colleagues, self-sufficient childhood, and most conservative belief as an Independent.
Reason TV’s Nick Gillespie and Damon Root discuss three interesting cases that the Court will decide in 2013, including gay marriage, drunk driving, and property rights.
Bloomberg Law discusses the key issues in the same-sex marriage cases before the Court this Term.
Attorneys for both sides discuss Gunn v. Minton, the patent malpractice case, including the oral argument in January.
Bloomberg News discusses possible retirements at the Court and potential nominees.
Nanette Miller, a partner at Marcum LLP, speaks with Bloomberg News about the potential economic impact on same-sex couples if the Court changes the legal definition of marriage.
Bloomberg Law previews the copyright issues before the Court in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons.
Justice Scalia speaks with C-SPAN about questions at oral argument and personal relationships between the Justices.
Justice Alito talks with C-SPAN about being interviewed for the Court.
Justice Kagan speaks with C-SPAN about her intellectual relationship with Chief Justice John Roberts.