Codd v. Velger

PETITIONER: Codd
RESPONDENT: Velger
LOCATION: East Cleveland City Hall

DOCKET NO.: 75-812
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

CITATION: 429 US 624 (1977)
ARGUED: Dec 01, 1976
DECIDED: Feb 22, 1977

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Warren E. Burger:

I have the disposition to announce in 75-812, Codd against Velger 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 Second Circuit is reversed with instructions to reinstate the judgment of the District Court for the Southern District.

Mr. Justice Blackmun filed a concurring statement, Justices Brennan, Stewart, Marshall and Stevens have dissented either filing or joining a dissenting statements of another Justice.