|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Oct 7, 2008
||Jan 26, 2009||9-0||Souter||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether ERISAâ€™s Qualified Domestic Relations Order provision is the only valid way a divorcing spouse can waive her right to receive her ex-husbandâ€™s pension benefits under ERISA.
Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice David Souter on January 26, 2009.