Davis v. Alaska

LOCATION: Central Intelligence Agency Headquarters

DOCKET NO.: 72-5794
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1972-1975)
LOWER COURT: Alaska Supreme Court

CITATION: 415 US 308 (1974)
ARGUED: Dec 12, 1973
DECIDED: Feb 27, 1974

Charles M. Merriner - for the respondent
Robert H. Wagstaff - for the petitioner

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - December 12, 1973 in Davis v. Alaska

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - February 27, 1974 in Davis v. Alaska

Warren E. Burger:

Thank you, Mr. Justice Douglas.

I have the disposition to announce in 72-5794, David against Alaska for reasons stated in an opinion filed this morning.

The judgment of the Supreme Court of Alaska under review is reversed and remanded.

Mr. Justice Stewart filed a concurring opinion.

Mr. Justice White with whom Mr. Justice Rehnquist joined, filed a dissenting opinion.