Oyez RSS Feeds
The Oyez Project has published RSS feeds of Oyez content that may be of interest to Internet users. To obtain an RSS feed that is updated daily of happenings in the Supreme Court on the current day, visit
For those who would like an RSS feed of the news stories that Oyez collects and aggregates for view on the Oyez front page, that feed is available at
although the only place the reference the links is on the “features” page, so you could miss them.
Unsurprisingly, Jerry Goldman is an early adopter. I used to work with Jerry at Northwestern University, and he always liked to be on the “bleeding edge.” So far he’s the only person who turns up in my iChat AV buddy list with an AV-enabled icon. I just had my first voice conversation with someone over iChat and it works pretty well. The sound quality was at least as good as on the phone. Pretty cool. The phone companies should be scared.
Anyway, Jerry let me know that his name is up in lights. The Oyez project, which is one of the things we worked on (although somehow my name has fallen off the “About Oyez” page). At the time, we set up the system to provide oral arguments held before the US Supreme Court via streaming RealAudio. Keeping up with the times, Oyez recently began serving arguments as MP3 files. Since they are sharing them using a Creative Commons license, the CC people published an interview with Jerry.
I’m also happy to see that they’ve implemented a couple of RSS feeds of information from the project: