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The Supreme Court will release orders from the March 15 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill; Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in Smith v. Berryhill; Kathryn Moore has our preview.

CompuCredit v. Greenwood

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-948 9th Cir. Oct 11, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Jan 10, 2012 8-1 Scalia OT 2011

Holding: Because the Credit Repair Organizations Act is silent on whether claims can proceed in an arbitrable forum, the Federal Arbitration Act requires the arbitration agreement to be enforced according to its terms.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Scalia on January 10, 2012. Justice Sotomayor filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, which Justice Kagan joined. Justice Ginsburg filed a dissenting opinion.

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