Barker v. Kansas

PETITIONER: Barker et al.
RESPONDENT: Kansas et al.
LOCATION: Residence of Stephanie Nordlinger

DOCKET NO.: 91-611
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1991-1993)
LOWER COURT: Kansas Supreme Court

CITATION: 503 US 594 (1992)
ARGUED: Mar 03, 1992
DECIDED: Apr 21, 1992

ADVOCATES:
James A. D. Bartle - on behalf of the Respondents
John F. Manning - on behalf of the United States, as amicus curiae, supporting the Petitioners
Kevin M. Fowler - on behalf of the Petitioners

Facts of the case

Question

Media for Barker v. Kansas

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - March 03, 1992 in Barker v. Kansas

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - April 21, 1992 in Barker v. Kansas

William H. Rehnquist:

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

Byron R. White:

The first case is Barker against Kansas, No. 91-611, and for the reasons stated in an opinion on file with the Clerk, the judgment of the Kansas Supreme Court is reversed and the case is remanded.

Justice Stevens has filed a concurring opinion in which Justice Thomas has joined.