OCT. TERM 2011
UNITED STATES REPORTS
THE SUPREME COURT
OCTOBER TERM, 2011
Beginning of Term
October 3, 2011, Through March 19, 2012
CHRISTINE LUCHOK FALLON
reporter of decisions
WASHINGTON : 2017
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250 U. S. 39, line 16: "March 19" should be "May 19".
545 U. S. 315, lines 29 and 32: "plaintiffs" should be "plaintiff 's".
554 U. S. 595, line 4: "1 Blackstone's" should be "2 Blackstone's".
560 U. S. 61, line 3: "551 U. S.," should be "554 U. S.,".
SU PREM E COU RT
during the time of these reports
JOHN G. ROBERTS, Jr., Chief Justice.
ANTONIN SCALIA, Associate Justice.
ANTHONY M. KENNEDY, Associate Justice.
CLARENCE THOMAS, Associate Justice.
RUTH BADER GINSBURG, Associate Justice.
STEPHEN BREYER, Associate Justice.
SAMUEL A. ALITO, Jr., Associate Justice.
SONIA SOTOMAYOR, Associate Justice.
ELENA KAGAN, Associate Justice.
SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR, Associate Justice.
DAVID H. SOUTER, Associate Justice.
JOHN PAUL STEVENS, Associate Justice.
ofcers of the court
ERIC H. HOLDER, Jr., Attorney General.
DONALD B. VERRILLI, Jr., Solicitor General.
WILLIAM K. SUTER, Clerk.
CHRISTINE LUCHOK FALLON, Reporter of
PAMELA TALKIN, Marshal.
LINDA S. MASLOW, Librarian.*
*Ms. Maslow was appointed Librarian effective January 17, 2012. See
post, pp. v and 1153.
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
Allotment of Justices
It is ordered that the following allotment be made of the Chief
Justice and Associate Justices of this Court among the circuits,
pursuant to Title 28, United States Code, Section 42, and that such
allotment be entered of record, effective September 28, 2010, viz.:
For the District of Columbia Circuit, John G. Roberts, Jr.,
For the First Circuit, Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice.
For the Second Circuit, Ruth Bader Gi