Caperton v. Massey: Supreme Court's decision
Supreme Court decision. The judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia is reversed, and the case is remanded for further proceedings not inconsistent with this opinion. Justice Kennedy delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, and Breyer joined. Roberts filed a dissenting opinion, in which Scalia, Thomas, and Alito joined. Scalia filed a dissenting opinion.