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Morrison v. National Australia Bank

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-1191 2d Cir. Mar 29, 2010
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Jun 24, 2010 8-0 Scalia OT 2009
 
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Holding: The Court held that U.S. law against securities fraud does not apply to investment deals that occur outside the country, even if they have a domestic impact or effect.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 8-0, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on June 24, 2010. Justice Stevens filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, joined by Justice Ginsburg. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the proceedings.

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