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Supreme Court Arguments Resume — But With A Twist

Beginning Monday, for the first time in the Supreme Court's 231-year history, the justices will hear oral arguments by phone in a slate of important cases.

The U.S. Supreme Court begins an extraordinary two weeks of oral arguments Monday. It will be the first time in history that the court has allowed live streaming of its audio, and the first time that the court is hearing arguments via telephone hookup, instead of in the flesh.

The justices are trying to simulate their normal arguments as much as possible, beginning with Chief Marshal Pamela

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