Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. serves as counsel to the petitioners in this case.
Holding: Section 514 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act does not exceed Congress’s authority under the Copyright Clause.
Judgment: Affirmed, 6-2, in an opinion by Justice Ginsburg on January 18, 2012. Justice Breyer filed a dissenting opinion, which was joined by Justice Alito. Justice Kagan did not take part in the consideration or decision of the case.
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