Hodel v. Indiana

PETITIONER:Hodel
RESPONDENT:Indiana
LOCATION:Congress

DOCKET NO.: 80-231
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT:

CITATION: 452 US 314 (1981)
ARGUED: Feb 23, 1981
DECIDED: Jun 15, 1981

ADVOCATES:
G. Daniel Kelly, Jr. – on behalf of the Appellees
G. Daniel Kelley, Jr. – for appellees
Peter Buscemi – on behalf of the Appellants

Facts of the case

This case Hodel v. Indiana initiated revising of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 that contradicted with the principles of the Fifth Amendment.