Looks like the DMCA portion of the judgement was minimal.
We've never liked the DMCA's anti-circumvention language, so we'd be delighted to see the rest of the judiciary agree with Judge Marshall. However, his entire discussion of the DMCA is less than a page long, with only three sentences devoted to the circumvention question. The perfunctory nature of Judge Marshall's analysis makes him seem less like a hardcore DMCA reformer than a judge who didn't do his homework.
The primary point was that the DVDs were sold with an agreement that purchases by educational institutions included public performance rights.