Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Kannon K. Shanmugam , Washington, DC, for the petitioner.
Deputy Solicitor General Eric J. Feigin , Washington, DC, for the respondent.
Kannon K. Shanmugam , Jessica A. Morton , Stacie M. Fahsel , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Washington, DC, Nicholas A. Handler , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY, Erin P. Rust , Counsel of Record, Jennifer Niles Coffin , Federal Defender, Services of Eastern, Tennessee, Inc., Chattanooga, TN, for petitioner.
Noel J. Francisco , Solicitor General, Counsel of Record, Brian A. Benczkowski , Assistant Attorney General, Eric J. Feigin , Deputy Solicitor General, Morgan L. Ratner , Assistant to the Solicitor General, Finnuala K. Tessier , Attorney, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. 20530-0001, for respondent.
Justice KAGAN announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Justice BREYER, Justice SOTOMAYOR, and Justice GORSUCH join.
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