Supreme Court Rules, Practices, and Traditions


When does the Court hear oral arguments?

The Court generally hears oral arguments two weeks of every month from October through April. During the weeks of oral argument, the Court hears cases from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm E.S.T. on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

One of America’s greatest attorneys, Daniel Webster, argued nearly 250 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Brady-Handy Photograph Collection/Library of Congress.

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