Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

CompuCredit v. Greenwood

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-948 9th Cir. Oct 11, 2011
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Jan 10, 2012 8-1 Scalia OT 2011

Holding: Because the Credit Repair Organizations Act is silent on whether claims can proceed in an arbitrable forum, the Federal Arbitration Act requires the arbitration agreement to be enforced according to its terms.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Scalia on January 10, 2012. Justice Sotomayor filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, which Justice Kagan joined. Justice Ginsburg filed a dissenting opinion.

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