LOCATION: Alabama Department of Corrections
DOCKET NO.: 76-260
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
CITATION: 431 US 801 (1977)
ARGUED: Feb 28, 1977 / Mar 01, 1977 / Mar 01, 1977
DECIDED: Jun 13, 1977
Irving Galt - for appellant
Michael E. Tigar - for appellees
Facts of the case
Media for Lefkowitz v. Cunningham
- Opinion Announcement - June 13, 1977
- Oral Argument - February 28, 1977
- Oral Argument - March 01, 1977
Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - March 01, 1977 in Lefkowitz v. Cunningham
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 13, 1977 in Lefkowitz v. Cunningham
Warren E. Burger:
I have the judgments and opinion of the Court to announce in 76-260, Lefkowitz, the Attorney General of New York, against Cunningham and for reasons stated and an opinion for the Court, the judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York is affirmed.
Mr. Justice Brennan with whom Mr. Justice Marshall joined file -- filed an opinion concurring in part.
Mr. Justice Stevens filed a dissenting opinion.
Mr. Justice Rehnquist took no part in the consideration or the decision of the case.