Doe v. Delaware

LOCATION: 1980 Democratic National Convention, Madison Square Garden

DOCKET NO.: 79-5932
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: Delaware Supreme Court

CITATION: 450 US 382 (1981)
ARGUED: Jan 12, 1981
DECIDED: Mar 09, 1981

Gary A. Myers - on behalf of the Appellants
Regina M. Small - on behalf of the Appellee

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Media for Doe v. Delaware

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - January 12, 1981 in Doe v. Delaware

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - March 09, 1981 in Doe v. Delaware

Warren E. Burger:

In John Doe and Jane Roe against the State of Delaware, we have an opinion filed with the clerk this morning announcing that the appeal from the Supreme Court of Delaware is dismissed for want of a properly prevented -- presented federal question.

Justice Brennan with whom Justice White joined filed a dissenting opinion.

Justice Stevens filed a separate dissenting opinion.