Citizens Against Rent Control/Coalition for Fair Housing v. City of Berkeley, California

PETITIONER: Citizens Against Rent Control/Coalition for Fair Housing
RESPONDENT: City of Berkeley, California
LOCATION: Turner Turnpike

DOCKET NO.: 80-737
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1981-1986)
LOWER COURT: Supreme Court of California

CITATION: 454 US 290 (1981)
ARGUED: Oct 14, 1981
DECIDED: Dec 14, 1981

ADVOCATES:
James R. Parrinello - on behalf of the Appellants
Natalie E. West - on behalf of the Appellees

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 14, 1981 in Citizens Against Rent Control/Coalition for Fair Housing v. City of Berkeley, California

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - December 14, 1981 in Citizens Against Rent Control/Coalition for Fair Housing v. City of Berkeley, California

Warren E. Burger:

I have the judgment and opinion of the Court to announce in Citizens against Rent Control Coalition for Fair Housing against the City of Berkeley.

And for reason stated in the opinion of the Court filed with the clerk this morning, the judgment of the California Supreme Court is reversed and the case is remanded to that Court for proceedings not inconsistent with the opinion of this Court.

Justice Rehnquist filed a concurring opinion.

Justices Marshall, Blackmun, and O'Connor have filed opinions concurring in the judgment. Justice White filed a dissenting opinion.