LOCATION: Where police chase began
DOCKET NO.: 89-1555
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1990-1991)
LOWER COURT: Nebraska Supreme Court
CITATION: 498 US 439 (1991)
ARGUED: Oct 31, 1990
DECIDED: Feb 20, 1991
L. Jay Bartel - on behalf of the Respondents
Richard A. Allen - on behalf of the Petitioner
Facts of the case
Media for Dennis v. HigginsAudio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 31, 1990 in Dennis v. Higgins
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - February 20, 1991 in Dennis v. Higgins
William H. Rehnquist:
The opinion of the Court in No. 89-1555 Dennis versus Higgins will be announced by Justice White.
Byron R. White:
This case is here from the Supreme Court of Nebraska and for the reasons stated in an opinion on file with the clerk the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nebraska is reversed.
Justice Kennedy has filed a dissenting opinion and he is joined by the Chief Justice.