LOCATION:Nathan Bishop Middle School
DOCKET NO.: 90-5844
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1991-1993)
LOWER COURT: Louisiana Supreme Court
CITATION: 504 US 71 (1992)
ARGUED: Nov 04, 1991
DECIDED: May 18, 1992
James P. Manasseh – on behalf of the Petitioner
Pamela S. Moran – on behalf of the Respondent
Media for Foucha v. Louisiana
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement – May 18, 1992 in Foucha v. Louisiana
William H. Rehnquist:
The opinion of the Court in No. 90-5844, Foucha against Louisiana will be announced by Justice White.
Byron R. White:
As an opinion on file with the Clerk indicates the judgment of the Supreme Court of Louisiana is reversed.
Justice O’Connor has filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment; Justice Kennedy, joined by the Chief Justice, has filed a dissenting opinion; Justice Thomas has also filed a dissenting opinion in which the Chief Justice and Justice Scalia have joined.