In a motion by state legislators to purge the District Court's contempt order holding that the state was providing inadequate English Language-Learner instruction in the school district at issue, the denial of the motion is reversed, where the lower courts did not engage in the proper analysis under Fed. R. Civ. P. 60(b)(5), because they did not analyze whether changed circumstances warranted reexamination of the original judgment.
Argued April 20, 2009
Decided June 25, 2009
Alito, J., delivered the opinion of the Court.
Breyer, J., delivered a dissenting opinion.