|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Mar 30, 2009
||Jun 18, 2009||7-2||Souter||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether a federal bankruptcy court can block private lawsuits that seek damages for injury and death due to exposure to asbestos.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice David Souter on June 18, 2009.