|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Apr 29, 2009
||Jun 22, 2009||8-1||Roberts||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether the appellant is eligible to bail out from the preclearance requirement of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, and whether Congress provided sufficient justification of current voting discrimination when extended the requirement in 2006 for another twenty-five years.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 8-1, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on June 22, 2009.