Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will release orders from the March 16 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Sveen v. Melin. Amy Howe has our preview.

Granite Rock Company v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-1214 9th Cir. Jan 19, 2010
Jun 24, 2010 9-0 Thomas OT 2009

Holding: The Court held that the federal court, and not an arbitrator, may decide when parties enter into a collective bargaining agreement.

Judgment: Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas on June 24, 2010. Justice Sotomayor filed a partial dissent, joined by Justice Stevens.

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