|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Feb 25, 2009
||Mar 31, 2009||9-0||Alito||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether a 1993 congressional resolution requires Hawaii to reach a political settlement with native Hawaiians before transferring some 1.2 million acres of state land.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on March 31, 2009.