Appellate Procedure

State Links

Alaska

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

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.

Arkansas

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

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

Colorado

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

DC

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.

Delaware

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. Video and audio of oral arguments will be posted within two business days after the oral arguments have concluded.

Florida

Gavel to Gavel - Since 1997 the Florida Supreme Court has worked with WFSU-TV to televise, record and archive oral argument proceedings.
The First District Court of Appeal offers audio and video of oral arguments from January 2004 to the present.   Additionally, live video is streamed from our courtrooms when oral arguments are presented.   Archives of oral arguments are generally made available within 24 hours of when the oral argument was held.
The Second District Court of Appeal offers audio and video of oral arguments commencing in October 2012. Additionally, live video is streamed from our courtrooms beginning approximately 10 minutes before each oral argument session. Please check the oral argument calendar for dates and times. Audio and video archive of oral arguments is generally made available within 5 days of your request.
Commencing Monday, November 7, 2011, the Third District Court of Appeal will offer live streaming from its courtroom beginning approximately 5 minutes prior to each oral argument session. Archived Video Oral Arguments are available for download or CD via the Clerk's Office.
The Fourth District Court of Appeal now offers the public the ability to download past oral argument sessions as of January, 2015.
The Fifth District Court of Appeal offers audio and video of oral arguments from September 2005 to the present.   Additionally, live video is streamed from our courtroom beginning approximately 5 minutes before each oral argument session. Please check the oral argument calendar for dates and times. Audio and video archive of oral arguments is generally made available within 48 hours of the live oral argument session. 

Hawaii

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

Idaho

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

Illinois

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.

Indiana

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.

Iowa

Kansas

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

Kentucky Supreme Court oral arguments online

Louisiana

Louisiana Supreme Court oral argument live feed.

Maine

The Supreme Judicial Court provides live streaming of its oral arguments

Maryland

Maryland Court of Appeals webcast of oral arguments.

Massachusetts

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.

Michigan

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

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

Mississippi

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

Missouri

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

Montana

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

Nebraska

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).

Nevada

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.

Ohio

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

Oregon

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.

Pennsylvania

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.

Tennessee

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

Texas

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

Utah

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.

Vermont

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

Virginia

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

Washington

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.

Wisconsin

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.

Wyoming

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.