Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

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Briefly Noted :

The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 20 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

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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