|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Oct 6, 2008
||Mar 9, 2009||5-4||Ginsburg||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether, under the Federal Arbitration Act, a suit seeking to enforce a state-law arbitration obligation arises under federal law if the petition to compel itself raises no federal question but the dispute sought to be arbitrated involves federal law.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on March 9, 2009.