On Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, Justice Samuel Alito delivered the virtual keynote address at the annual Federalist Society National Convention.
On Thursday, Sept. 17, the National Constitution Center awarded its Liberty Medal to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a program featuring performances by internationally renowned opera singers and tributes from special guests. The award “honors men and women of courage and conviction who strive to…
On Monday, July 6, 2020, Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post delivered the Chautauqua Institution’s 16th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court.
On Friday, April 3, Justice Stephen Breyer spoke to students at the United Nations International School in New York City. The justice gave his talk remotely via video call, while self-quarantining at home in Massachusetts with his wife and daughter.
On January 30, Justice Elena Kagan attended the New York State Bar Association’s annual gala, where she received the association’s Gold Medal for Distinguished Service in the Law and held a discussion with Professor John Barrett of St. John’s University School of Law.
On November 18, Justice Elena Kagan spoke with George Mason University students about the American legal system. Kagan discussed her career, gave advice to aspiring judges and explained Supreme Court processes.
On October 27, the National Constitution Center awarded Justice Anthony Kennedy the 31st annual Liberty Medal. Following an introduction by his former clerk, Justice Neil Gorsuch, Kennedy delivered remarks to the Philadelphia audience.
On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, Justice Elena Kagan delivered the eighth annual John Paul Stevens Lecture to students at the University of Colorado Law School and community members in Boulder, Colorado.
On Constitution Day – Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Justice Neil Gorsuch joined NCC President Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the justice’s new book, “A Republic, If You Can Keep It.”
On September 9, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg addressed an audience at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and accepted the 2019 Dean’s Award from Dean Katherine Baicker.
On July 24, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the previous Supreme Court term with Duke University School of Law Professor Neil Siegel in Washington, D.C.
On July 1, Former Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., delivered the Chautauqua Institution’s 15th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the topic of Supreme Court decisions being “on the level.”
On July 22 in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court, Justice Elena Kagan paid tribute to her predecessor on the bench, the late Justice John Paul Stevens, who died on July 16 at age 99.
On June 3, Justice Clarence Thomas spoke with David Rubenstein for the Supreme Court Historical Society’s annual lecture at the Supreme Court.
On March 30, Justice Clarence Thomas spoke with former clerk Brittney Lane Kubisch and Pepperdine University President-elect James Gash at Pepperdine University School of Law. Thomas told the audience that he had no plans to retire from the Supreme Court.
On March 1, Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke with actress Eva Longoria Bastón about Sotomayor’s life, her new children’s book and more.
On February 14, Justice Sonia Sotomayor appeared at the Library of Congress with Chief Judge Robert Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and Professor Eloise Pasachoff of the Georgetown University Law Center for the Supreme Court Fellows Annual Lecture.
On February 6, Chief Justice John Roberts spoke at Belmont University College of Law with Alberto Gonzales, dean of the law school and former U.S. attorney general.
On November 13, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and Judge Susan Carney of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit presided over the final round of the 2018 Ames Moot Court…
On November 12, Justice Elena Kagan spoke with Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada at the University of Toronto.
On October 24 at Georgetown University Law Center, Justice Elena Kagan spoke about pro bono and public service and other topics with the Bob Carlson of the American Bar Association.
On October 15, retired Justice Anthony Kennedy spoke at the inauguration of the newly created Anthony M. Kennedy Chair at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento.
Six current Connecticut judges argued before the U.S. Supreme Court between 1981 and 1991. Their recollections of those arguments – prepared by Judge Jon Blue of the Connecticut Superior Court for the annual Connecticut Judges Institute – present a portrait of the justices at work in an…
On Monday, July 9, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court.
Chief Justice John Roberts spoke with Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III at the Federal Judicial Conference of the 4th Circuit in Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
On May 12, Justice Clarence Thomas gave the commencement address at Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia.
On April 4, Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke with Justice Albie Sachs, formerly of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, for the launch of the Guarini Institute for Global Legal Studies at NYU School of Law.
On April 4, Justice Stephen Breyer spoke with Alan Solomont, dean of the Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University, as part of the college’s distinguished speaker series.
Justice Stephen Breyer spoke at the National Constitution Center with the center’s president and CEO, Jeffrey Rosen. The video also includes a discussion on the First Amendment by professors Jud Campbell, Stephen Solomon and Nadine Strossen.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participated in a conversation with Kenji Yoshino as part of an annual speaker series at the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at NYU School of Law.
Chief Justice John Roberts presided over the final round of the 2017 Ames Moot Court Competition at Harvard Law School on November 14.
Chief Justice John Roberts, Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Neil Gorsuch, and retired Justice David Souter, all graduates of Harvard Law School, attended the law school’s bicentennial summit on October 26, 2017.
On October 23, 2017, Justice Stephen Breyer delivered the keynote address at “30 Years Later: A Look Back at the Sentencing Guidelines,” an event held at Hofstra University.
On October 16, Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke with Judge Gail Prudenti, dean of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.
On August 16, Judge Jon Newman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit gave a lecture, “The Supreme Court — Then and Now,” in which he compared the Supreme Court today to the court in October Term 1957, when Newman served as…
On July 30, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave a keynote address at the Resnick Aspen Action Forum.
On May 20, Justice Stephen Breyer spoke at the Cambridge Public Library as part of the library’s Democracy Day activities.
On June 8, Justice Stephen Breyer spoke at the 2017 American Constitution Society National Convention with Dean Alan Morrison of George Washington University Law School. Former Breyer clerk Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia gave the introduction.
On June 3, Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the 2017 commencement speech at the Cardigan Mountain School graduation ceremony.
On May 24, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed her recent book, “My Own Words,” with the Aspen Institute’s Elliot Gerson in Queenstown, Maryland.
On May 8, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg introduced Patricia Bell-Scott, who delivered the 2017 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law.
On March 24, Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed civic engagement at the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program with Abigail Golden-Vazquez, the program’s executive director.
On March 9, Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke at the University of California Berkeley with Melissa Murray, the interim dean of the law school.
On February 1, Chief Justice John Roberts spoke at the University of Kentucky with James Duff, the director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, as part of the newly established John G. Heyburn II Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary. (The Chief…
On December 1, Justice Stephen Breyer spoke with U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith at an evening salon hosted by the Institute for Education.
On October 6, Justice Elena Kagan spoke at the dedication of Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.
On September 12, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke with Judge Ann Claire Williams of the Seventh Circuit at the University of Notre Dame.
On September 8, Justice Sonia Sotomayor gave the 2016 Robert W. Kastenmeier Lecture at the University of Madison-Wisconsin.
On September 1, Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke about law, education, and friendship at the Metropolitan State Community of Denver.
On August 4, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses Justice Antonin Scalia and the past Term in an interview with Neil Siegel before Duke Law’s D.C. Summer Institute on Law & Policy at the Washington office of Jones Day.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks about and reads the Declaration of Independence as part of the Oysterponds Historical Society’s Heritage Day on July 3 in Orient, New York.
On June 1, Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor discussed the role and customs of food at the Court with Clare Cushman and Catherine Fitts at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Andrew Hamm covered the event for this blog.
On May 14, Justice Clarence Thomas gave the commencement address at Hillsdale College.
On April 14, Justice Stephen Breyer spoke at Columbia University with Lee Bollinger and Merit Janow about global interdependence and his new book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities.
On February 24, eight Harvard Law School faculty members reflected on the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s work and legacy. Speakers include Frank Michelman, Lawrence Lessig, John Manning, Adrian Vermeule, Charles Fried, Richard Lazarus, and Cass Sunstein.
In this four-part interview, Richard Hasen discusses understanding the Supreme Court, especially through election law and the problem of money in politics. Hasen is the Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, and author of the…
Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes interviews Justice Antonin Scalia about his public and private life. Justice Scalia died February 13 at the age of seventy-nine (Original air date: April 27, 2008)
On February 2, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participated in the Ursula Hirschmann Lecture Series of the European University Institute with EUI law professor Ruth Rubio Marin.
On December 17, Justice Stephen Breyer spoke about global interdependence and his new book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities, with the CUNY School of Law’s Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice.
On December 7, as part of the Aspen Institute’s Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series, Justice Stephen Breyer discussed his new book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities.
As part of the Antonin Scalia Lecture series at Harvard Law School, Justice Elena Kagan discusses the reading of statutes.
Chief Justice John Roberts says, “‘History didn’t end in 1965.’ But, what he misses is that voter suppression didn’t end in 1965, either . . . . This particular part of the Voting Rights Act that he didn’t like, Section 5, it blocked 3000 discriminatory voting changes from 1965 to 2013.”…
Justice Sonia Sotomayor discusses her book, My Beloved World, at Pomona College and fields questions from students.
Justice Stephen Breyer discusses his new book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities, with Judy Woodruff at PBS.
“Appellate advocacy, particularly at the Supreme Court, is really intimate. I mean, you’re just a few feet away from the Chief Justice. You know, if you’re sweating, they see you. And, it’s a conversation. And, you know, if you’re looking down at your legal pad…
“In many ways, if you want to know what moves the Court to decide cases, listen to oral argument, which is much more like the Supreme Court’s Id. Opinions are like the Supreme Court’s Super Ego.” Walter Dellinger is the Douglas B. Maggs Professor of…
In a conversation with Bill Kristol of The Weekly Standard, Justice Samuel Alito reflects upon (among other things) his arrival on the Court, recent First Amendment cases, the themes in his dissent in Obergefell v. Hodges, and his love for baseball.
On July 10, 2015, Miguel Estrada reviewed the recently ended Term for the Federalist Society.
On July 1, the American Constitution Society hosted a panel discussion at the National Press Club to review the 2014 Supreme Court Term. Leading experts, including this blog’s Tom Goldstein, discussed the Court’s noteworthy decisions and analyzed emerging trends.
“We all as citizens have an obligation to educate ourselves about the Supreme Court, about the Constitution, so that we can participate in the great conversation that is the Constitution.” Jeffrey Rosen is president and CEO of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, as well as…
“I’m expecting a decision that is either all or nothing. And, I expect that the Court will rule that there is a constitutional right that protects same-sex couples’ right to marry.” Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at New York University…
Last night, as part of the American Bar Association’s 2015 Leon Jaworski Public Program, Justice Stephen Breyer spoke in Washington, D.C. Breyer’s speech and the rest of the program focused on the Magna Carta and its continuing significance for the twenty-first century.
“It almost feels inevitable at this point.” Kristin Perry and Sandy Stier, plaintiffs in the 2013 “Proposition 8” case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, return to the Supreme Court, this time as spectators in Obergefell v. Hodges and the next stage of same-sex marriage litigation. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
“It’s really our marriages that we’re talking about.” On the Monday before the Supreme Court was scheduled to hear oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, Julia Schillo, Cassandra Dixon, Eva Dilzell and Maija Kittleson, seniors at Washington, D.C.’s School Without Walls were on the Court’s plaza to show their support for same-sex marriage. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
In a conversation with New York Public Library President Tony Marx, Justice Sotomayor recounts (among other things) her early life in the Bronx and her journey to the federal bench.
In an interview with Bloomberg BNA, Carter Phillips discusses the Supreme Court practitioner, his clerkship with the late Chief Justice Warren Burger, and bonuses for Supreme Court law clerks.
On Monday afternoon Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer testified before the House Appropriations Committee. The purpose of the hearing was to discuss the Court’s budget for the next fiscal year and the federal judiciary, but the legislators also took full advantage of the occasion…
“I think always the humor was a means to an end. And the end is, to help folks who don’t live in this world understand why it matters.” Dahlia Lithwick covers the Supreme Court and writes about law more broadly for Slate.com. In this six-part…
Kenneth Klee joins Lois Lupica to discuss how the Court has historically handled bankruptcy issues. Klee, the co-author (with Whitman L. Holt) of Bankruptcy and the Supreme Court: 1801-2014 (West Academic, 2015), examines recent Article III decisions and bankruptcy litigation topics, among other issues. More…
“Just the way they say, ‘Battle plans never survive contact with the enemy,’ oral argument plans never survive contact with the Court.” In this six-part interview, Eric Schnapper — Supreme Court advocate and holder of the Betts, Patterson & Mines Professorship in Trial Advocacy at the University…
During its 2014 Alumni Weekend, Yale Law School presented awards to the three Justices who graduated from law school: Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel A. Alito, Jr., and Sonia Sotomayor. On Saturday, October 25 in Woolsey Hall, Dean Robert C. Post presented the award, which was…
“People ask, ‘Why did you pick constitutional law?’ I mean, come on. Who, with a real opportunity to dig into a subject of law would not want that to be constitutional law? It has everything. It has history. It has moral philosophy. The meaning of liberty, of equality, of dignity. It has legal technicalities…
An audio slideshow, by Kali Borkoski, about prison grooming policies and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. Update January 26, 2015: The Alabama prisoners’ case was remanded to the Eleventh Circuit for further consideration in light of the Court’s decision in Holt v. Hobbs,…
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently spoke at the University of Minnesota Law School with Professor Robert A. Stein, Everett Fraser Professor of Law, as part of the school’s Stein Lecture Series.
On September 22, 2014, the blog’s own Tom Goldstein addressed students and faculty at Chapman University on “Perspectives on Finding Your Niche and Personalizing Your Path in Law.” Here is a link to the full story.
Aaron Powell and Trevor Burrus review the Supreme Court’s most recent Term and discuss the meaning and impact of each of the Court’s major cases.
In this five-part interview, Edward Blum – Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and Founder and President of the Project on Fair Representation – discusses his background, running for Congress, and moving from public finance to political advocacy to Supreme Court litigation; the meeting of race, ethnicity and religion; the…
In this six-part interview, Steven R. Shapiro, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) since 1993, discusses his background; the ACLU’s history and mission; what civil liberties and Supreme Court advocacy look like now; and what civil liberties challenges we face next. (Fabrizio di…
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tells Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric how she learned about the Tumblr blog, Notorious R.B.G, and why she thinks the creator did a “wonderful thing.”
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg explains to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric why she is critical of the Roe v. Wade opinion.
In an exclusive interview, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tells Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric that she will continue to serve on the nation’s highest court for “as long as I can do it full steam.”
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tells Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric that she believes the male Supreme Court justices who voted against her in the Hobby Lobby case have a “blind spot” when it comes to women.
Trevor, on his second trip to the Supreme Court, talks about what he looks forward to seeing, what the Court does ,and what the First Amendment means. (Fabrizio di Piazza) •Please note: Trevor’s parents were present at the interview, volunteered him and consented to his appearing…
Reverend Paul Schenck of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Central Pennsylvania, and The National Pro-Life Center in Washington, D.C., talks about coming to the Supreme Court to see the result in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, and the roles of the Court and the church in the…
Matt Bowman, Senior Legal Counsel at the Alliance Defending Freedom, responds to the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
Lori Windham, Senior Counsel at The Becket Fund for Religious Freedom, responds to the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, responds to the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, reacts to the Supreme Court’s decision in McCullen v. Coakley, striking down a Massachusetts law establishing a thirty-five-foot “buffer zone” around reproductive health centers. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
Kate Starr, a women’s rights activist and intern in Washington, D.C., reacts to the Supreme Court’s decision in McCullen v. Coakley, striking down a Massachusetts law establishing a thirty-five-foot “buffer zone” around reproductive health centers. (Fabrizio di Piazza) [Please note: Ms. Starr is an intern…
Adam McDuffie, a student at Wake Forest University, talks about waiting for the decision in Hobby Lobby, and Noel McHardy, a teacher from Bloomfield, Michigan, talks about the exciting opportunity to see the Justices at work. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
In this five-part interview, Orin Kerr of the George Washington University Law School discusses his background in mechanical engineering and the law; clerking for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and Judge Leonard I. Garth of the Third Circuit; working in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of…
Justice Elena Kagan delivers the 2014 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture on Women and the Law at the New York City Bar Association, where (among other things) she attributes the “gulf between Justice Ginsburg’s career and” hers to the work of Justice Ginsburg herself.
An audio slideshow about the recently settled Fair Housing Act case Mount Holly v. Mt. Holly Gardens Citizens in Action, Inc.
In this eight-part interview, Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson, III, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit discusses his background, including: a race for Congress; clerking for Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr., and the value of humility; the confirmation process and the life and…
In this six-part interview, Randy E. Barnett of the Georgetown University Law Center discusses his background, interests, and his role in Supreme Court cases involving medical marijuana and the Affordable Care Act; originalism’s effect on the Court’s jurisprudence; and the meaning and relation of justice…
An audio slideshow examining a Texas town’s response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder. Update November 6: Voters approved the amendment to the Council election system by a vote of 3,290 (50.67%) to 3,203 (49.33%).
In this five-part interview, Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., the forty-sixth Solicitor General of the United States, discusses his background, the office and job of Solicitor General, its special relation to the Court, and representing the interests and being part of the history of the United States. “I happened…
At the National Press Club on October 2, the Federalist Society hosted Michael A. Carvin, Mary Beth Buchanan, Megan L. Brown, Neal K. Katyal, and Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz to discuss the 2013 Supreme Court Term with moderator Jan Crawford of CBS News. Among the noteworthy…
Moderated by Sonja West of the University of Georgia Law School, Pete Williams of NBC News, Tony Mauro of the National Law Journal, and Tom Goldstein and Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog explore the Roberts Court and the upcoming Term in a panel at the University…
Moderated by Jeffrey Jones, director of the Peabody Awards, Pete Williams of NBC News, Tony Mauro of the National Law Journal, Janet Murray of Georgia Tech, and Tom Goldstein and Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog discuss the rise of single-subject media coverage in a panel at…
Moderated by Bill Lee of Grady College, Pete Williams of NBC News, Tony Mauro of the National Law Journal, Janet Murray of Georgia Tech, and Tom Goldstein and Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog discuss coverage of the Court in the digital age in a panel at…
In this six-part series, Burt Neuborne describes the Supreme Court as a necessarily political institution, explains how the Constitution and the Court’s position in our democracy affects our understanding of what the Court and its Justices can and should do, and tells stories of arguing…
In this five-part series, David Porter talks about direct federal appeals, habeas corpus and “being heard,” changing ideas of crime, terrorism, and punishment; and the realities of “effective assistance of counsel” fifty years after Gideon v. Wainwright. Mr Porter is an Assistant Federal Defender at the Office of the…
In this six-part series, Geoffrey Stone – the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School – discusses his experience as a Supreme Court clerk for Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., during the October Term 1972 (which included Roe v….
Jennifer Kerns, the former spokesperson for California’s Proposition 8, reacts to the Supreme Court’s decisions decisions on same-sex marriage. Ms Kerns said she has not spoken publicly on the matter for five years and, with the Court’s decisions, felt “the time was right” to speak….
Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-NY10) reacts to the Supreme Court’s decisions on same-sex marriage. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
The former Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts (10th Congressional District) reacts to the Supreme Court’s decisions on same-sex marriage. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
Anthony Romero, Executive Director of the ACLU, reacts to the Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
David Boies, with Ted Olson, counsel for Kristin Perry, Sandra Stier, Jeffrey Zarillo & Paul Katami, respondents in Hollingsworth v. Perry, responds to the Supreme Court’s decisions in the same-sex marriage cases. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
Reverend Rob Schenck, President of the Evangelical Church Alliance, reacts to the Supreme Court’s decisions today in the same-sex marriage cases. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
Respondents—Kristin Perry, Sandra Stier, Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami—react to the Supreme Court’s decisions today in the same-sex marriage cases. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
Standing on First Street, NE, and facing the Supreme Court building, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC sings the Star Spangled Banner. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
Advocates respond to the Supreme Court’s decision today (June 25, 2013) in Shelby County v. Holder on the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. (Fabrizio di Piazza)
Filming and photographing goings-on just outside and around the Supreme Court on one of the last days of October Term 2012 (Fabrizio di Piazza).
Amy Howe joins MSNBC to discuss the major cases that the Court will decide over the next few weeks.
Tom Goldstein discusses the Myriad gene patenting decision with Bloomberg Law.
Tom Goldstein discusses his education, law practice, and SCOTUSblog with C-SPAN’s Q&A.
The First Amendment Center and the Alumni Association of the Supreme Court Fellows Program host a discussion on the media’s coverage of the Court.
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…
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…
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…
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.