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The National Law Journal: SCOTUS Advocates Seek Permanent Livestreaming of Oral Arguments

March 15, 2022

A number of veteran US Supreme Court practitioners signed a letter to Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. asking the justices to solidify their policy allowing for the livestreaming of oral arguments for the public as permanent. “Scores of law professors have used the streams as teaching tools of appellate advocacy,” the leader read. “Hundreds of media outlets have linked to them so listeners and viewers could hear directly from the justices, unfiltered and in real time, about the issues the court was grappling with. And tens of thousands of Americans have come to understand the seriousness and the care with which you and your colleagues treat each case and each advocate who comes before the court.” O’Melveny partner Jonathan Hacker is among the 40 advocates who signed the letter.

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