Supreme Court Oral Argument Audio Streaming

The Supreme Judicial Court now provides live audio streaming of its oral arguments, and streaming of the recordings of arguments for approximately two weeks after the arguments, as a service to the public. If you experience problems listening to the stream, please email us at so that we may determine if there is a technical issue or a common problem for listeners that we can address. Please include information on what device you were using to listen (PC, Mac, iOS, or Android) and, if on a PC or Mac, what browser you were using.

Go to streaming of recent recorded arguments

Live Streaming

The live stream will be active only while the Court is in session and on the bench. The schedule of the Court's next oral argument session, with a summary of the issues in each case, is on the Oral Argument Schedule page. The Court's schedule for the year is available on the Court's Calendar page.

The stream for each argument will begin approximately five minutes before the argument is scheduled to begin, but will be muted until the Court takes the bench.

To listen to the stream:

  • On a desktop computer, use the player on this page, below. The audio should start automatically when the argument is in session if you leave this page open in your browser.
  • On an iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch), click on this link. If the argument is not in session when you click the link, retry the link a minute or two later; the audio will not start automatically when the argument begins.
  • On an Android, Blackberry, or other mobile device, click on this link. If the argument is not in session when you click the link, retry the link a minute or two later; the audio will not start automatically when the argument begins.


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Recent arguments

The recordings of arguments are available here shortly after the day of argument through the Friday two weeks after the argument.

To listen to a stream, click on the case name. The link will bring you to the website of our streaming vendor, Netromedia, and the stream will play on that page. On mobile devices, you may have to press the play symbol in the player to begin the stream.

Thursday, September 8, 2016
University of Maine at Fort Kent
          Introductory comments
  9:00 a.m.   Pen-15-562   State of Maine v. Russell Carter
  9:45 a.m.   Fed-16-14   Kayla Doherty v. Merck & Co., Inc., et al.
  10:30 a.m.   Aro-15-638   State of Maine v. Chad Lagasse
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Capital Judical Center, Augusta
  10:00 a.m.   Ken-15-400   State of Maine v. Eric Bard
  10:50 a.m.   Cum-15-611   Nationstar Mortgage, LLC v. Isidor Farash et al.
  11:40 a.m.   Ken-15-541   BCN Telecom, Inc. v. State Tax Assessor
  1:30 p.m.   Fra-15-609   Mark A. Amero v. Maria c. Amero
  2:20 p.m.   And-15-593   State of Maine v. William True
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Capital Judical Center, Augusta
  9:00 a.m.   Som-15-492   State of Maine v. Andrew B. Maderios
  9:50 a.m.   Han-15-452   State of Maine v. Christopher M. Saenz
  10:40 a.m.   Oxf-15-401   Wells Fargo Bank N.A. v. Clara Welch-Gallant
  11:30 a.m.   BCD-15-578   NDC Communications, LLC, et al. v. Kenneth Carle III
  1:30 p.m.   And-15-615   Rita Marie Modelo v. Victor Vicente
  2:20 p.m.   Oxf-15-622   State of Maine v. David Hanscom
  3:10 p.m.   BCD-15-623   Claire Dean Perry et al. v. William T. Dean Jr. et al.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Capital Judical Center, Augusta
  9:00 a.m.   Ken-16-42   Laurie Beal v. State of Maine
  9:50 a.m.   Cum-15-635   State of Maine v. Jason M. Foster
  10:40 a.m.   Pen-15-563   State of Maine v. Richard J. Watson
  11:30 a.m.   Yor-16-72   Guardianship of Alisha K. Golodner
  1:30 p.m.   Pen-15-596   State of Maine v. Oscar Nunez
  2:20 p.m.   Cum-16-28   Estate of Merrill P. Robbins v. Town of Cumberland