Live blog here: http://www.scotusblog.com/ (edit1) Descamps - In Plain English, it is now harder for the government to use the facts of a prior conviction to enhance a federal criminal sentence. (edit2) American Express- The Federal Arbitration Act enforces a class action arbitration waiver; cannot defeat the waiver on the ground that individual arbitration is too expensive. (L vs R ideological decision) In Plain English, this means that if you have a contract with a business in which you agree to arbitrate a dispute but it says you can't get together with other plaintiffs in a "class action," that contract will be enforced, even if it may be too expensive for you to pursue your own claim given what you might win. (edit3) Next AID. The Court holds that the policy violates the First Amendment by compelling affirmation of a belief outside the scope of the program. The vote is 6-2. The Chief Justice writes the majority, with Justices Scalia and Thomas dissent. No more decisions today.