Burlington Northern Inc. v. United States

PETITIONER: Burlington Northern Inc.
RESPONDENT: United States
LOCATION: Central Bank of Nigeria Headquarters

DOCKET NO.: 81-1008
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1981-1986)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

CITATION: 459 US 131 (1982)
ARGUED: Nov 03, 1982
DECIDED: Dec 13, 1982

ADVOCATES:
Elliott Schulder - on behalf of federal Respondent supporting Petitioner
Robert Eden Martin - on behalf of the Petitioner
William L. Slover - on behalf of the non-federal Respondents

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - November 03, 1982 in Burlington Northern Inc. v. United States

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - December 13, 1982 in Burlington Northern Inc. v. United States

Warren E. Burger:

In Burlington Northern Incorporated and others against the United States for reasons stated in an opinion, a unanimous opinion of the Court filed with the Court this morning the judgment of the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia Circuit is reversed.