Lefkowitz v. Cunningham

PETITIONER: Lefkowitz
RESPONDENT: Cunningham
LOCATION: Alabama Department of Corrections

DOCKET NO.: 76-260
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT:

CITATION: 431 US 801 (1977)
ARGUED: Feb 28, 1977 / Mar 01, 1977 / Mar 01, 1977
DECIDED: Jun 13, 1977

ADVOCATES:
Irving Galt - for appellant
Michael E. Tigar - for appellees

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Media for Lefkowitz v. Cunningham

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - February 28, 1977 in Lefkowitz v. Cunningham
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.