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.

Horne v. Flores; Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives v. Flores

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-289 9th Cir. Apr 20, 2009
Jun 25, 2009 5-4 Alito OT 2008

Issue: Whether the courts below improperly declined to modify an injunction against Arizona for failing to provide sufficient funding for non-English speaking school children.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on June 25, 2009.

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