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Text of Supreme Court ruling on Brand X

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

Justice Thomas writes the majority opinion

Justice Thomas said that the court found "nothing arbitrary" in the FCC's ruling, which declared that cable companies do not have to share their infrastructure with competing Internet service providers. (PDF)
June 27, 2005

Justice Stevens' and Justice Breyer concur

Justice Breyer writes that Justice Scalia's dissent mischaracterizes a previous court opinion. (PDF)
June 27, 2005

Justice Scalia's dissent in the Brand X case

Saying that FCC achieved its decision based on an "implausible reading of the statute," Scalia said that the commission "exceeded the authority given it by Congress." (PDF)
June 27, 2005