RESPONDENT: Western Addition Community Organization
LOCATION: Alabama State Docks
DOCKET NO.: 73-696
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1972-1975)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
CITATION: 420 US 50 (1975)
ARGUED: Oct 22, 1974
DECIDED: Feb 18, 1975
George O. Bahrs - for petitioner in No. 73—696
Kenneth Hecht - for respondents in both cases
Lawrence G. Wallace - argued the cause for petitioner in No. 73-830
Facts of the case
Media for Emporium Capwell Company v. Western Addition Community OrganizationAudio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 22, 1974 in Emporium Capwell Company v. Western Addition Community Organization
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - February 18, 1975 in Emporium Capwell Company v. Western Addition Community Organization
Warren E. Burger:
In 73-696 and the relate case, 73-830, Emporium Capwell Company against Western Addition Community Organization.
For reasons stated in an opinion written by Mr. Justice Marshall, the judgment of the Court of Appeals is reversed.
Mr. Justice Douglas filed a dissenting opinion.