Appellate Procedure

State Links


Alaska supreme court oral arguments are broadcast on Gavel to Gavel Alaska on cable systems throughout the state.  For an exact broadcast schedule, visit the Gavel to Gavel website.  Gavel to Gavel Alaska also archives many cases before the supreme court.


Arizona Supreme Court - Streaming Video Archive.  Click Oral Argument to watch the meeting with documents, or Case Summary / Opinion to see just the documents. You can also search the archives by typing keywords into the Search box.


Supreme Court of Arkansas Streaming Media Archive.  Live and archived videos are arranged by date, with the most recent at the top of the list.


California Supreme Court - Oral Arguments -  Selected archived audio and video recordings. 


Colorado Supreme Court Oral Arguments and Audio Recordings - The Colorado Judicial Branch oral arguments, audio versions of the arguments are available online. Court of Appeals Oral Arguments and Audio Recordings


The District of Columbia Court of Appeals is pleased to announce that internet access is now available to oral arguments as they occur. For information and access, click here.


Oral Arguments Audio Recordings Recordings of non-confidential cases argued in the Delaware Supreme Court since February 3, 2004 are available on this web page.


Gavel to Gavel - Gavel to Gavel in Florida broadcasts oral arguments live. Oral arguments are archived online as far back as 1997 .

Online Video - The First District Court of Appeal offers live video from the courtrrom and audio and video of oral arguments archives from January 2004 to the present.

Oral Arguments. The Fifth District Court of Appeal offers audio and video of oral arguments from September 2005 to the present.  


Oral Arguments  MP3 digital audio recordings of Hawai`i Supreme Court and Intermediate Court of Appeals oral arguments archived since March 21, 2007.


Idaho Supreme Court began live video streaming of oral arguments in August 2011.


Illinois Supreme Court oral arguments are available online in video or audio format.  Illinois Appellate Court oral arguments are also available in an audio format.


Oral Arguments Online - The Indiana Judiciary provides live and archived video in RealAudio format. There are links to court-related special events, which are also broadcast live.



Kansas Supreme Court - Live and Archived Oral Arguments. Oral arguments before the Supreme Court are open to the public and may be viewed live in person or online. Proceedings are also recorded and archived so they may be viewed online any time


Kentucky Supreme Court oral arguments online


Louisiana Supreme Court oral argument live feed.


The Supreme Judicial Court provides live streaming of its oral arguments


Maryland Court of Appeals webcast of oral arguments.


Oral Arguments.  Web casts of Supreme Judicial Court oral arguments at the John Adams Courthouse are available live while the cases are being argued.  Broadcasts will also be archived so that after each argument, web site visitors will be able to review all arguments which have already occurred.


As part of its commitment to making courts accessible to the public, the Michigan Supreme Court broadcasts its oral arguments and other hearings live on the Internet via streaming video technology.


Minnesota Supreme Court oral arguments are available as streaming video.  Archiving began in September 2005.


Oral Argument Webcasts - The Mississippi Supreme Court offer live video broadcasts as well as videos of argued cases.


Missouri Supreme Court has live and archived audio of oral arguments.


The Montana Supreme Court  provides live and archived audio streaming of oral arguments


Oral arguments before Nebraska’s Appellate Courts can be viewed live from Nebraska Educational Television’s Live & On Demand: State Government website.

Includes an Oral Argument Archive (Audio and Video).


Listen to Audio Files of Oral Arguments.   Supreme Court of Nevada 

New Hampshire

Supreme Court Webcasts -  New Hampshire offers the options of listening to audio arguments or viewing video/audio arguments both live and archived.  

New Jersey

NJ Supreme Court Webcasts - View live webcasts which are posted on the website for 30 days.  Archived arguments can be viewed at the Rutgers Newark Law School website.

New York

Court of Appeals oral argument archive.  Webcasts are available the Monday after argument.

North Dakota

North Dakota Supreme Court - The public can listen to both live and recorded oral arguments of cases before the North Dakota Supreme Court.


Supreme Court Oral Arguments Streaming Video   View the live or archived video of the Supreme Court's oral arguments.


The Oregon Supreme Court has initiated webcasting of oral arguments conducted before the court in the Supreme Court Courtroom.  The court will provide webcasting of most oral arguments by way of streaming live broadcasts of oral arguments and will provide internet access to archived versions of those oral arguments.  In addition, the court will provide internet access to archived versions of oral arguments that are conducted in places other than the Supreme Court Courtroom as technical operations allow.


The Pennsylvania Supreme Court procedure permits the Pennsylvania Cable Network to record proceedings for future broadcast.  The first broadcast was in September 2011.  Internal Operating Procedures of the Supreme Court.

South Carolina

On September 23, 2014, the South Carolina Supreme Court, in partnership with South Carolina Educational Television will begin live streaming of oral arguments via the internet. Video from oral arguments will also be recorded and posted on the Supreme Court Video Portal for later viewing. A link to the video portal is available under Quick Links.

South Dakota

Live Audio Sessions - This page lists all Webcasts currently in progress across the South Dakota Unified Judicial System.


Audio disc recordings or oral arguments after February 2007 are available for purchase.


Access videos of oral arguments and meetings, both live and archived.


Live and On-Demand Oral Arguments.  LIVE and On-Demand Oral Arguments from the Supreme Court are available. The audio is provided in Windows Media format.


Audio Arguments - The Vermont Supreme Courts offers archives of past audio arguments in using Windows Media Player. Archives date back to March 2002.


Audio recordings will be posted at the end of each week that the Supreme Court is in session.


In 1995, Washington became one of the first courts in the world to allow gavel-to-gavel coverage of all cases, which are televised year-round on TVW, Washington State’s Public Affairs Network

West Virginia

Members of the public have three ways to hear oral arguments before the state's highest court: by attending in person, by listening over the call-in line (304-558-1313)(available only when the Court sits in Charleston), or by watching and listening via this webcast. The webcast has been made available since the September 2001 term of court.


Listen Online - Search by docket number, date, party name, et cetera to find archived (to September 1997) oral argument recordings from the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Court of Appeals arguments are also available.


A live courtroom-audio broadcast is offered to the public as an electronic means to promote citizens access to the Courts and the judicial process.