Dowling v. United States

PETITIONER: Dowling
RESPONDENT: United States
LOCATION: Doby’s Motel Court

DOCKET NO.: 88-6025
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1988-1990)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

CITATION: 493 US 342 (1990)
ARGUED: Oct 04, 1989
DECIDED: Jan 10, 1990

ADVOCATES:
Robert L. Tucker - on behalf of the Petitioner
Stephen L. Nightingale - on behalf of the Respondent

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Media for Dowling v. United States

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 04, 1989 in Dowling v. United States

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - January 10, 1990 in Dowling v. United States

Byron R. White:

The second case is 88-6025, Dowling against the United States.

And here for the reasons stated in an opinion that has been filed, the judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is affirmed.

Justice Brennan, joined by Justices Marshall and Stevens has filled a dissenting opinion.