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Text of Supreme Court ruling on Brand X

Read the majority opinion on FCC v. Brand X by Justice Thomas, the concurrence written by Justice Breyer, and Justice Scalia's dissent.

Read the majority opinion on FCC v. Brand X by Justice Thomas, the concurrence written by Justice Breyer, and Justice Scalia's dissent.

Justice Thomas writes the majority opinion

The court, Thomas writes, found "nothing arbitrary" in the FCC's ruling that cable companies do not have to share their infrastructure with competing ISPs. (PDF)
June 27, 2005

Justice Breyer's concurrence

The justice writes that the dissent by Antonin Scalia mischaracterizes a previous court opinion. (PDF)
June 27, 2005

Justice Scalia's dissent in the Brand X case

The FCC achieved its decision based on an "implausible reading" of the statute and exceeded its authority, Scalia writes. (PDF)
June 27, 2005