|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Mar 29, 2010
||Jun 24, 2010||8-0||Scalia||OT 2009|
Holding: The Court held that U.S. law against securities fraud does not apply to investment deals that occur outside the country, even if they have a domestic impact or effect.
Judgment: Affirmed, 8-0, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on June 24, 2010. Justice Stevens filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, joined by Justice Ginsburg. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the proceedings.