The Supreme Court handed down four opinions today.

(33) Kansas v. Colorado
Questions Presented
Case Number: 105, Original
On Appeal From: -
Date Argued: December 1, 2008
Date Decided: March 9, 2009
9-0; Affirmed
Majority: Alito(m), Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Roberts(c), Souter
Days between argument and opinion: 97
(32) Vermont v. Brillon
Docket Filing | Questions Presented
Case Number: 08–88
On Appeal From: SC-VT
Date Argued: January 13, 2009
Date Decided: March 9, 2009
7-2; Reversed and Remanded
Majority: Ginsburg(m), Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Alito
Dissent: Breyer(d), Stevens
Days between argument and opinion: 55
(31) Vanden v. Discover Bank
Docket Filing | Questions Presented
Case Number: 07-773
On Appeal From: USCA-4
Date Argued: October 6, 2008
Date Decided: March 9, 2009
9-0; Reversed and Remanded
Majority: Ginsburg(m), Scalia, Kennedy, Souter, Thomas, Roberts(c/d), Stevens, Breyer, Alito
Days between argument and opinion: 153
(30) Bartlett v. Strickland
Docket Filing | Questions Presented
Case Number: 07-689
On Appeal From: SC-NC
Date Argued: October 14, 2008
Date Decided: March 9, 2009
5-4; Affirmed
Majority: Kennedy(p), Roberts, Alito, Scalia(c), Thomas
Dissent: Souter(d), Ginsburg(d), Stevens, Breyer
Days between argument and opinion: 145


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