Mackey v. Lanier Collection Agency & Service, Inc.

PETITIONER:Mackey
RESPONDENT:Lanier Collection Agency & Service, Inc.
LOCATION:Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation

DOCKET NO.: 86-1387
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1988-1990)
LOWER COURT: Supreme Court of Georgia

CITATION: 486 US 825 (1988)
ARGUED: Apr 19, 1988
DECIDED: Jun 17, 1988

ADVOCATES:
Brian J. Martin – as amicus curiae, supporting Petitioners
Ernest L. Mathews, Jr. – on behalf of the Petitioners
Maureen E. Mahoney – as amicus curiae, supporting judgment below

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Media for Mackey v. Lanier Collection Agency & Service, Inc.

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument – April 19, 1988 in Mackey v. Lanier Collection Agency & Service, Inc.

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement – June 17, 1988 in Mackey v. Lanier Collection Agency & Service, Inc.

William H. Rehnquist:

The opinion of the Court in No. 86-1387, Mackey against Lanier Collection Agency will be announced by Justice White.

Byron R. White:

We have filed an opinion in this case affirming the judgment of the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Justice Kennedy has filed a dissenting opinion and Justices Blackmun, O’Connor and Scalia have joined that opinion.