For Immediate Release For Further Information Contact:
November 25, 2005 Kathy Arberg (202) 479-3211

The Supreme Court will release the audiotapes of oral arguments in the following cases on an expedited basis: Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England on Wednesday, November 30; and Rumsfeld v. Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights on Tuesday, December 6. The audiotapes will be released shortly after the conclusion of each of the arguments.

Sources for the oral argument audiotapes will be as follows:

Playback of the tapes will be provided as soon as possible following the conclusion of each oral argument. The audiotapes of the arguments will be played in their entirety one time only. The feed of these audiotapes is intended for broadcasters only. Contact ABC News at (202) 222-7600 for more information.

The audiotapes will be made available to the public through the National Archives. Please contact Charles DeArman of the National Archives at (301) 837-1649 or Mark Meader at (301) 837-1970.