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Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-1448 9th Cir. Nov 2, 2010
Tr.Aud.
Jun 27, 2011 7-2 Scalia OT 2010

Holding: California's ban on the sale or rental of violent video games to minors is unconstitutional.

Judgment: Affirmed, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on June 27, 2011. Justice Alito filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, which was joined by the Chief Justice. Justices Thomas and Breyer filed dissenting opinions.

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