Emporium Capwell Company v. Western Addition Community Organization

PETITIONER: Emporium Capwell Company
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

ADVOCATES:
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

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Audio 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.