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
James R. Parrinello - on behalf of the Appellants
Natalie E. West - on behalf of the Appellees
Facts of the case
Media for Citizens Against Rent Control/Coalition for Fair Housing v. City of Berkeley, CaliforniaAudio 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.