Geders v. United States

RESPONDENT: United States
LOCATION: Approximate site of car accident

DOCKET NO.: 74-5968
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

CITATION: 425 US 80 (1976)
ARGUED: Dec 01, 1975
DECIDED: Mar 30, 1976

Sidney M. Glazer - for respondent
Seymour L. Honig - for petitioner

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - December 01, 1975 in Geders v. United States

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - March 30, 1976 in Geders v. United States

Warren E. Burger:

I have the judgment and the opinion of the court to announce in 74-5968 Geders against the United States, and for reasons stated in an opinion filed with the clerk this morning, the judgment of the court of appeals for the fifth circuit is reversed.

The case is remanded to the court of appeals of that circuit with directions that it be remanded in turn to the district court for proceedings consistent with our opinion.

Mr. Justice Marshall, with whom Mr. Justice Brennan joined filed a concurring opinion.

Mr. Justice Stevens took no part in consideration or decision of the case.