|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Mar 24, 2010
||Jun 17, 2010||6-3||Kennedy||OT 2009|
Holding: When a cargo shipment starts its journey overseas, the portion of the trip during which the goods are shipped by train is governed by the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, rather than the Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act.
Judgment: Reversed, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy on June 17, 2010. Justice Sotomayor dissented, joined by Justices Stevens and Ginsburg.