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Supreme Court Cases: Multimedia

Podcasts

U.S. Supreme Court -Recent Argument Audio

The audio recordings are listed by case name, docket number, and the date of oral argument.  

The Oyez Project - (from the IIT Chicago Kent College of Law)
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Videos

Here could be links or embeded video content from YouTube, Vimeo, etc.

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/supremecourt/index.html

     The Supreme Court | PBS

Explores the history, impact, and drama of America's Highest Court, The Supreme Court.

Landmark Cases: 12 Historic Supreme Court Decisions - C-SPAN

These C-SPAN documentaries explore the human stories and drama behind some of the most significant and frequently cited decisions in the Supreme Court's history.

Interactive Games

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PBS Interactive Games

  • The Look of Authority -  Explore the objects, symbols and architecture that define the Supreme Court visually.
  • Supreme Inspiration -  Explore some of the Supreme's more fanciful muses from Aristophanes and Shakespeare to Robert Frost and Charles Dickens.
  • The First Hundred Years -  See if you can figure out how the majority ruled in four cases.
  • Capitalism and Conflict - Test your knowledge of Supreme Court history and the Constitution by matching landmark cases and justice quotes. 
  • Expanding Civil Rights -  Explore the Supreme Court's changing stands on the issues of citizenship and equality.
  • The Future of the Court -  Predict how the Supreme Court will vote in this year's most important cases.
  • Landmark Case Timeline -  Sort landmark cases into chronolgoical order.
  • Supreme Court Concentration Match the justices with theior historic achievements or decisions.
  • A Day in the Life Examine ten everyday situations, and match them to the related Supreme Court decisions 

iCivics

  • Supreme Decision -  Help cast the deciding vote on the Supreme Court. At stake is the suspension of a student who wore his favorite band t-shirt to school against school policy. Help the final Justice make up her mind and influence the outcome of the case. 
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