Supreme Court of the United States
Decided May 2, 1988
Justice O’Connor, Concurring in part and dissenting in part
|Topic: Civil Rights*||Court vote: 6–2|
|Note: No other Justices joined this opinion.|
|Citation: 485 U.S. 759||Docket: 86–228||Audio: Listen to this case's oral arguments at Oyez|
* As categorized by the Washington University Law Supreme Court Database
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JUSTICE O'CONNOR, concurring in part and dissenting in part.
I join Parts I, II-A, and III of JUSTICE SCALIA's opinion in this case. For the reasons given in Part II of JUSTICE WHITE's opinion, however, I dissent from Part II-B of JUSTICE SCALIA's opinion. In my view, when the correct standard of materiality is applied to the facts of this case, the misrepresentations made by petitioner are properly viewed as material.
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