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.

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

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-289 9th Cir. Apr 20, 2009
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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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