LOCATION: Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers
DOCKET NO.: 76-6617
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
CITATION: 437 US 19 (1978)
ARGUED: Nov 28, 1977
DECIDED: Jun 14, 1978
Harry M. Hipler - for respondent, pro hac vice, by special leave of Court
John T. Chandler - for petitioner, pro hac vice, by special leave of Court
Facts of the case
Media for Greene v. MasseyAudio Transcription for Oral Argument - November 28, 1977 in Greene v. Massey
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 14, 1978 in Greene v. Massey
Warren E. Burger:
In Greene against Massey, which as I indicated is also another Double Jeopardy case.
For reasons stated in the opinion that's filed with the clerk this morning, the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, is reversed and the case is remanded to that court for reconsideration in light of this opinion that is Greene against Massey and Burks against United States.
Mr. Justice Powell filed a concurring opinion, Mr. Justice Rehnquist filed an opinion concurring in the judgments, Mr. Justice Blackmun took no part in either the consideration or the decision of the case.