Beckwith v. United States

PETITIONER: Beckwith
RESPONDENT: United States
LOCATION: Metropolitan Police Department

DOCKET NO.: 74-1243
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

CITATION: 425 US 341 (1976)
ARGUED: Dec 01, 1975
DECIDED: Apr 21, 1976

ADVOCATES:
John G. Gill, Jr. - for petitioner
Scott P. Crampton - for respondent

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - December 01, 1975 in Beckwith v. United States

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - April 21, 1976 in Beckwith v. United States

Warren E. Burger:

I have the judgment and opinion to announce in 74-1243, Beckwith against the United States, and for reasons stated in the opinion filed with the clerk this morning, the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is affirmed.

Mr. Justice Marshall filed an opinion concurring in the judgment.

Mr. Justice Brennan filed a dissenting opinion.

Mr. Justice Stevens took no part in either the consideration or the decision of the case.