Use quotation marks to search for phrases
(e.g."State of the Union")

 Advanced Search


Visit and bookmark the new C-SPAN Classroom website at

Existing C-SPAN Classroom Members:

Follow the link above and, on the home page, click on the red LOG IN button.

For New C-SPAN Classroom Members:

Follow the link above and, on the home page, click on the black SIGN UP button.

U.S. Supreme Court

Results 1 - 10 of 194
CLIP: Future of the Supreme Court
Nan Aron and the Carrie Severino talked about how President-elect Trump could change the makeup of the Supreme Court and what to expect from the upcoming nomination and confirmation process.
November 21, 2016 : 5 min. 25 sec.

CLIP: Independence of Elected & Appointed Judges
Adam Liptak discussed the differences between elected and appointed judges, whether elected judges can be independent, as well as the risk they will be swayed by their supporters' politics or the election process itself.
November 2, 2016 : 5 min. 3 sec.

CLIP: The Supreme Court with Eight Justices
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan discussed the Court operating with eight justices and how it affects its ability to reach decisions.
October 31, 2016 : 5 min. 11 sec.

CLIP: Supreme Court Term Preview
Lawrence Hurley previewed the upcoming Supreme Court term that opens Monday, Oct. 3. Topics included the Court operating with eight justices, the impact of the presidential election on the vacancy, and key cases for the term.
October 3, 2016 : 8 min. 19 sec.

CLIP: Supreme Court Ruling on Immigration
Lawrence Hurley talked about the Supreme Court's decision on immigration and President Obama's executive action.
June 24, 2016 : 5 min. 21 sec.

CLIP: Supreme Court Immigration Case Preview
Sam Baker previewed the Supreme Court oral arguments in United States v. Texas, which challenges the Obama administration’s executive actions on immigration.
April 18, 2016 : 7 min. 34 sec.

CLIP: President Obama Supreme Court Nomination Announcement
President Obama announced U.S. Court of Appeals of D.C. Chief Judge Merrick Garland as his nominee to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
March 16, 2016 : 2 min. 45 sec.

CLIP: Supreme Court Nomination Debate
David Savage talked about the looming battle between Senate Republicans and President Obama over who should nominate a successor for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Topics included the presidential process of choosing a nominee and the meaning of the constitutional clause “advice and consent” regarding the Senate’s role in the nomination process.
February 18, 2016 : 7 min. 22 sec.

CLIP: Legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia
Jess Bravin talked about the life and legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died suddenly on February 13. Mr. Bravin shared his own experiences and impressions of Justice Scalia. Other topics included the impact of the his death on the court, and who might succeed him.
February 16, 2016 : 10 min. 22 sec.

CLIP: Supreme Court to Rule on Immigration Executive Orders
Tom Jawetz explained the Supreme Court's decision to rule on President Obama's Executive Orders on immigration. He discussed the history and purpose of the executive action, the current controversy, and the Constitutional questions that will be before the Court.
January 21, 2016 : 10 min. 34 sec.
Jump to page: Next > Last >>

U.S. Supreme Court Resources