LOCATION: Rincon Island
DOCKET NO.: 78-904
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
CITATION: 445 US 326 (1980)
ARGUED: Oct 02, 1979
DECIDED: Mar 19, 1980
Champ Lyons, Jr. - for respondents
William F. Goodman, Jr. - for petitioner
Facts of the case
Media for Deposit Guaranty National Bank of Jackson v. RoperAudio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 02, 1979 in Deposit Guaranty National Bank of Jackson v. Roper
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - March 19, 1980 in Deposit Guaranty National Bank of Jackson v. Roper
Warren E. Burger:
I have two judgments and opinions to announce for the Court.
The first is in 904, Deposit Guaranty National Bank of Jackson, Mississippi against Roper.
And for reasons stated in an opinion for the Court filed with the clerk this morning, the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit is affirmed.
Mr. Justice Rehnquist and Mr. Justice Stevens have filed concurring opinions.
Mr. Justice Blackmun filed an opinion concurring in the judgment.
Mr. Justice Powell joined by Justice Stewart filed a dissenting opinion in this case.