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Oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.

U.S. Supreme Court 2012 Term Arguments Oyez

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Oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar

    A case in which the Court found that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires the plaintiff to prove their employer would not have taken an action but for the existence of improper motives.

    Metrish v. Lancaster

    Metrish v. Lancaster

    A case in which the Court held that eliminating the diminished capacity defense retroactively was reasonable.

    Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann

    Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann

    A case in which the Court held that Congress’ approval of an interstate water compact does not violate the Commerce Clause and that the compact does respect state lines.

    Sekhar v. United States

    Sekhar v. United States

    A case in which the Court held that attempting to compel a person to issue a recommendation does not constitute extortion under the Hobbs Act.

    Hillman v. Maretta

    Hillman v. Maretta

    A case in which the Court found that the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Act preempts a Virginia state law regarding beneficiary designation upon divorce.

    Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International

    Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International

    A case in which the Court held that it was a violation of the First Amendment to withhold funding from non-government organizations if they did not institute an anti-prostitution policy.

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