|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Mar 2, 2010
||Jun 28, 2010||5-4||Alito||OT 2009|
Holding: The Second Amendment right of individuals to keep and bear arms in self defense applies against state and local governments as well as the federal government.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on June 28, 2010. Justice Scalia filed a concurring opinion. Justice Thomas filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Justice Stevens filed a dissenting opinion. Justice Breyer also filed a dissent, joined by Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor.
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