Block v. North Dakota ex Rel. Board of University and School Lands

PETITIONER: Block
RESPONDENT: North Dakota ex Rel. Board of University and School Lands
LOCATION: Minnesota State Legislature

DOCKET NO.: 81-2337
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1981-1986)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

CITATION: 461 US 273 (1983)
ARGUED: Feb 23, 1983
DECIDED: May 02, 1983

ADVOCATES:
Louis F. Claiborne - on behalf of the Petitioners
Robert O. Wefald - on behalf of the Respondent

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - February 23, 1983 in Block v. North Dakota ex Rel. Board of University and School Lands

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - May 02, 1983 in Block v. North Dakota ex Rel. Board of University and School Lands

Warren E. Burger:

I am authorized to announce the judgment and opinion of the Court in Block, the Secretary of Agriculture against the State of North Dakota and others, an opinion written by Justice White for the Court, Justice White being absent today attending a judicial conference.

And for reasons stated in Justice White's opinion for the Court filed with the clerk this morning, the case is remanded to the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit for further proceedings consistent with the opinion which is filed this morning.