H. L. v. Matheson

LOCATION: The United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

DOCKET NO.: 79-5903
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: Utah Supreme Court

CITATION: 450 US 398 (1981)
ARGUED: Oct 06, 1980
DECIDED: Mar 23, 1981

David S. Dolowitz - on behalf of the Appellant
Paul M. Tinker - on behalf of the Appellees

Facts of the case


Media for H. L. v. Matheson

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 06, 1980 in H. L. v. Matheson

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - March 23, 1981 in H. L. v. Matheson

Warren E. Burger:

I have the disposition to announce in H.L. against Matheson, the Governor of Utah and for reasons stated in the opinion for the Court filed with the clerk this morning.

The judgment of the Supreme Court of Utah is affirmed.

Justice Powell with whom Justice Stewart joined filed a concurring opinion, Justice Stevens filed an opinion concurring in the judgment and Justices Marshall -- and Justice Marshall with whom Justice Brennan and Justice Blackmun joined filed a dissenting opinion.