Dennis v. Higgins

PETITIONER: Dennis
RESPONDENT: Higgins
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

ADVOCATES:
L. Jay Bartel - on behalf of the Respondents
Richard A. Allen - on behalf of the Petitioner

Facts of the case

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Media for Dennis v. Higgins

Audio 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.