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Date of Oral Argument
Variable Name
dateArgument
Spaeth Name
ORAL
Normalizations
n/a

This variable contains the day, month, and year that the case was orally argued before the Court. dateArgument has no entry for cases that were not orally argued. See also Date of Reargument (dateRearg) if any.

On some occasions, oral argument extended over more than a single day. In such cases, only the first date is specified.
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