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Friday Night Concert: Oral Arguments, Walker v. Texas SCV

Posted in Memory by Andy Hall on March 27, 2015


You can listen to Monday’s oral arguments in Walker v. Texas Div., Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc., here. You can download a PDF transcript here.



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  1. Bob Nelson said, on March 28, 2015 at 9:53 am

    Beautiful old chamber. When was the building erected?

    • Andy Hall said, on March 28, 2015 at 10:02 am


    • Andy Hall said, on March 28, 2015 at 10:06 am

      If you can get ahold of the HBO film Recount (about the 2000 presidential election in Florida), in includes near the end a recreation of the oral arguments in that case — aside from the specific content, it’s a good recreation of how oral arguments at the SC go.

  2. Reed (the original, accept no substitutes) said, on March 28, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    Andy, if you’re going to feature the Supremes on the Friday Night Concert, this selection leaves much to be desired from a musical point of view. I’d prefer selections from Derrick Wang’s upcoming opera “Scalia/Ginsburg.”

    NPR’s Nina Totenberg explains (be sure to click the link to hear the story, including excerpts from the opera):

    The world premiere is July, 2015 and the Notorious R.B.G. will attend. More at the composer’s site:

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