Audio Archives

Left Hand Section of the South Wall Frieze

Left Hand Section of the South Wall Frieze, Supreme Court Room (A.A. Weinman, Sculptor)

The oral arguments in the cases on the list below may be heard by linking to The Oyez Project of Northwestern University, which offers recordings of oral arguments from about 1,000 Supreme Court cases. Click on any of these ten sample cases for a direct audio link.

Once you arrive at the Oyez Project of Northwestern University please follow these instructions:

On the opening page, look to the upper right hand corner where you will find a Search box.
In the Search box, type in the name of the case you want to hear and click “Search”.
The “Search Results” page will appear with a chart listing arguments for which audio is available.
Find the name of the case in the first column of the chart and click on that case name.
The “Media Items” page will appear and a green box with an icon of a speaker.
Click on the icon to begin the audio of the case.

Gideon v. Wainwright

Miranda v. Arizona

Tinker v. Des Moines

Roe v. Wade

Hustler Magazine v. Falwell

Mapp v. Ohio

Brown v. Board of Education

Regents of the U. of California v. Bakke

New Jersey v. T.L.O.

Texas v. Johnson