LOCATION: Spofford Juvenile Center
DOCKET NO.: 82-1845
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1981-1986)
LOWER COURT: Colorado Supreme Court
CITATION: 465 US 324 (1984)
ARGUED: Jan 17, 1984
DECIDED: Feb 21, 1984
Kenneth H. Stern - on behalf of the Respondent
Steven Leon Bernard - on behalf of the Petitioner
Facts of the case
Media for Colorado v. NunezAudio Transcription for Oral Argument - January 17, 1984 in Colorado v. Nunez
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - February 21, 1984 in Colorado v. Nunez
Warren E. Burger:
I have the disposition to announce in Colorado against Nunez and it appeared after the oral argument that the judgment of the court below had relied on an independent state grounds.
And accordingly, the writ is dismissed as having been improvidently granted.
Justice White has filed a concurring opinion in which Justice O'Connor and I have joined. Justice Stevens has filed a concurring opinion.