Ankenbrandt v. Richards

PETITIONER: Ankenbrandt, As Next Friend And Mother Of L. R., et al.
RESPONDENT: Richards et al.
LOCATION: Residence of Stephanie Nordlinger

DOCKET NO.: 91-367
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1991-1993)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

CITATION: 504 US 689 (1992)
ARGUED: Mar 31, 1992
DECIDED: Jun 15, 1992

ADVOCATES:
Paul S. Weidenfeld - on behalf of the Respondents
Richard Lynn Ducote - on behalf of the Petitioner

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Media for Ankenbrandt v. Richards

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - March 31, 1992 in Ankenbrandt v. Richards

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 15, 1992 in Ankenbrandt v. Richards

William H. Rehnquist:

The opinions of the Court in two cases will be announced by Justice White.

Byron R. White:

The first case is Carol Ankenbrandt on behalf of her two children against Richards, No. 91-367.

The judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in this case is affirmed for the reasons stated in an opinion filed with the Clerk.

Justices Blackmun and Stevens have each filed an opinion concurring in the judgment; Justice Thomas has joined Justice Stevens.