Last Day Supreme Court Opinions Issued

28 Jun 2010 at 11:04 AM

From Above the Law blog:

The Supreme Court’s Last Day: A Round-Up

The article by David Lat summarizes the “big four” opinions issued today and links to the full text of the opinions.  Plus other decisions issued today and other SCOTUS news….

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The “big four” cases deal with:

  • Gun law/Second Amendment – Applicability to state and local laws
  • Separation of Powers – Is Sarbanes-Oxley Act consistent with separation-of-powers principles
  • First Amendment right of association – Can a public university deny school funding to a religious student organization that require its officers to agree with its core religious viewpoints
  • Patent law – Business Methods – If it is “new and novel”, is it patentable

 Find more information including briefs and other trials documents on Wikipedia by searching by case name.

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