FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact:
September 4, 2009 Kathy Arberg 202-479-3211


The Supreme Court will release the audio recording of oral argument in the following case on an expedited basis:   Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, scheduled at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 9, 2009.  A total of 80 minutes is allocated for oral argument. The audio recording will be released shortly after the conclusion of the argument.

Sources for the oral argument audio recording will be as follows:

  • The audio recording will be provided to the network pool, which will in turn provide an offsite, simultaneous feed to member news organizations.

  • The audio recording will be made available in the House and Senate Radio and Television Galleries at the U. S. Capitol on Capitol Hill DA #9.  Only press holding proper Congressional credentials will be allowed in the Galleries. 

Playback of the audio will be provided as soon as possible following the conclusion of the oral argument.  The recording of the argument will be played in its entirety one time only.  The feed of this recording is intended for broadcasters only.  Contact ABC News at (202) 222-7600 for more information.

The recording will be made available to the public through the National Archives.  Please contact Mark Meader of the National Archives at (301) 837-1970.



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