Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company, Inc., et al.

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Mar 3, 2009
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
5-4
Author
Kennedy
Term

Issue: Whether a judge’s failure to recuse himself from a case in which he received substantial campaign donations from one of the parties violates the Due Process rights of the other party.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy on June 8, 2009.

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