Robertson v. U.S. ex rel. Watson

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Mar 31, 2010
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
9-0
Author
Per Curiam
Term

Holding: The Court held that it should not have heard the case in the first place, thereby declining to decide whether a private party can bring an action for criminal contempt.

Judgment: Dismissed as Improvidently Granted in a per curiam opinion on May 24, 2010. Chief Justice Roberts dissented, joined by Justices Scalia, Kennedy, and Sotomayor.

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