Brown v. Glines

PETITIONER: Brown
RESPONDENT: Glines
LOCATION: University of California Medical School at Davis

DOCKET NO.: 78-1006
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

CITATION: 444 US 348 (1980)
ARGUED: Nov 06, 1979
DECIDED: Jan 21, 1980

ADVOCATES:
David M. Cobin - as Court appointed Counsel for Respondent
Kent L. Jones - on behalf of the Petitioners

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Media for Brown v. Glines

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - November 06, 1979 in Brown v. Glines

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - January 21, 1980 in Brown v. Glines

Warren E. Burger:

I have the judgment and opinion of the Court to announce on behalf of Mr. Justice Powell who is unavoidably absent today, an opinion written and signed by him in 78-1006, Brown, the Secretary of Defense against Glines.

And for reasons stated in an opinion filed with the clerk this morning, the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit is reversed.

Mr. Justice Brennan filed a dissenting opinion.

Mr. Justice Stewart filed a separate dissenting opinion in which Mr. Justice Brennan joined.

Mr. Justice Stevens also filed a dissenting opinion.

Mr. Justice Marshall took no part in the consideration or the decision of this case.