California v. ARC America Corporation

PETITIONER: California
RESPONDENT: ARC America Corporation
LOCATION: Sable Communications of California

DOCKET NO.: 87-1862
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1988-1990)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

CITATION: 490 US 93 (1989)
ARGUED: Feb 27, 1989
DECIDED: Apr 18, 1989

ADVOCATES:
Roy T. Englert, Jr. - as Amicus Curiae, in support of Appellants
Roy T. Englert, Jr. - on behalf of appellants
Thomas Greene - on behalf of the Appellants
Theodore B. Olson - on behalf of Appellees

Facts of the case

Question

Media for California v. ARC America Corporation

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - February 27, 1989 in California v. ARC America Corporation

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - April 18, 1989 in California v. ARC America Corporation

William H. Rehnquist:

The opinion of the Court in No. 87-1862, California versus Arc America Corporation will be announced by Justice White.

Byron R. White:

This case is here on appeal from the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

We reverse the judgment of that court.

The opinion and sum filed with the Clerk explains why.

The opinion is unanimous except the Justices Stevens and O’Connor who took no part in the case.