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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Media for Codd v. Velger
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - February 22, 1977 in Codd v. Velger
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.