Environmental Protection Agency v. Brown

PETITIONER: Environmental Protection Agency
RESPONDENT: Brown
LOCATION: Hazelwood School District

DOCKET NO.: 75-909
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

CITATION: 431 US 99 (1977)
ARGUED: Jan 12, 1977
DECIDED: May 02, 1977

ADVOCATES:
David G. Hawkins -
Henry R. Lord -
Joel S. Moskowitz -
Randolph -

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - January 12, 1977 in Environmental Protection Agency v. Brown

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - May 02, 1977 in Environmental Protection Agency v. Brown

Warren E. Burger:

I have the disposition to announce in 75-909, Environmental Protection Agency against Governor Brown of California and the three related and consolidated cases and for reasons stated in an opinion for the Court filed with the clerk this morning, the several judgments of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit are vacated, and the cases are remanded for consideration of mootness and for such other proceedings as maybe consistent with this opinion.

Mr. Justice Stevens filed a dissenting opinion.