Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.

Morrison v. National Australia Bank

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-1191 2d Cir. Mar 29, 2010
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Jun 24, 2010 8-0 Scalia OT 2009

Holding: The Court held that U.S. law against securities fraud does not apply to investment deals that occur outside the country, even if they have a domestic impact or effect.

Judgment: Affirmed, 8-0, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on June 24, 2010. Justice Stevens filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, joined by Justice Ginsburg. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the proceedings.

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