Common Cause v. Schmitt

PETITIONER: Common Cause
RESPONDENT: Schmitt
LOCATION: Furnace Woods School

DOCKET NO.: 80-847
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1981-1986)
LOWER COURT:

CITATION: 455 US 129 (1982)
ARGUED: Oct 07, 1981
DECIDED: Jan 19, 1982

ADVOCATES:
Archibald Cox - on behalf of the Appellants
Charles Nevett Steele - on behalf of the appellant -- rebuttal
Jan W. Baran - on behalf of the appellees -- continued

Facts of the case

Question

Media for Common Cause v. Schmitt

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 07, 1981 in Common Cause v. Schmitt

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - January 19, 1982 in Common Cause v. Schmitt

Warren E. Burger:

I have the disposition to announce in Common Cause against Schmitt and Federal Election Commission against Americans for Change.

And in a per curiam opinion filed with the clerk this morning the judgments of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia Circuit are affirmed by an equally divided court.

Justice O'Connor took no part in the consideration or the decision of this case.