#SCOTUS Inadvertently Posted, and Promptly Deleted, Same-Day Oral Argument for OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs

October 5th, 2015

I subscribe to an RSS feed that automatically posts all oral argument recordings from the Supreme Court. About 3:00 ET, an entry popped up for oral arguments in OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs. That case was argued today. Huh, I thought? Shouldn’t the link appear on Friday? A page with link to http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/audio/2014/13-1067 (no longer works), and a download link for http://www.supremecourt.gov/media/audio/mp3files/13-1067.mp3 (no longer works) were in the RSS posting. The docket number for Sachs is 13-1067.

Here is a screenshot of the RSS entry:


Someone inadvertently posted the audio for the case, and then immediately deleted it. This shows that the Court can publish audio the same day quite easily, but chooses not to. Happy First Monday everyone!