Listen to oral arguments

Listen to Supreme Court oral arguments live

Live streaming audio of oral arguments
Note: Audio is in Windows Media Player format and requires the freely available Windows Media Player.

Please note that this feature is only available for arguments heard in the Supreme Court Hearing Room in Madison. Although the link is always available, it will be active only when oral arguments are in session. If you click on the link when oral arguments are not in session you will receive a message "The system could not find the file specified" or there will be silence. See the monthly oral argument schedule for date and time of upcoming oral arguments.

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Recordings of oral arguments are available for all cases heard from September 1997 to present. Oral arguments heard in Madison are made available shortly after the conclusion of the argument while arguments heard outside of Madison are made available as soon possible. To listen to the live broadcast of an oral argument being heard in Madison, use the link above.

You can search for oral arguments by docket number, oral argument date, or party name. Enter your search criteria below and then select "Search."