Foucha v. Louisiana

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

Facts of the case


Media for Foucha v. Louisiana

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument – November 04, 1991 in 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.