City of New Orleans v. Dukes

PETITIONER: City of New Orleans
RESPONDENT: Dukes
LOCATION: North Carolina State Capitol

DOCKET NO.: 74-775
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

CITATION: 427 US 297 (1976)
ARGUED: Nov 11, 1975
DECIDED: Jun 25, 1976

ADVOCATES:
Joel P. Loeffelholz - argued the cause for appellants
Joseph Neves Marcal III - argued the cause and filed a brief for appellee

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - November 11, 1975 in City of New Orleans v. Dukes

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 25, 1976 in City of New Orleans v. Dukes

Warren E. Burger:

I have the opinion and judgment for the Court to announce in 74-775, City of New Orleans against Dukes.

And for reasons stated in an opinion for the Court filed with the clerk this morning, the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is reversed and the case is remanded to that Court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.

Mr. Justice Marshall joined in the judgment.

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