Martin v. Ohio

PETITIONER: Martin
RESPONDENT: Ohio
LOCATION: Harrison County Court

DOCKET NO.: 85-6461
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1986-1987)
LOWER COURT: Ohio Supreme Court

CITATION: 480 US 228 (1987)
ARGUED: Dec 02, 1986
DECIDED: Feb 25, 1987

ADVOCATES:
George J. Sadd - on behalf of the Respondent
James R. Willis - on behalf of the Petitioner

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - December 02, 1986 in Martin v. Ohio

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - February 25, 1987 in Martin v. Ohio

Byron R. White:

In the Martin Case, Martin against Ohio, we affirm the judgment of the Supreme Court of Ohio.

Justice Powell has filed a dissenting opinion; Justices Brennan and Marshall have joined that opinion and Justice Blackman has joined parts 1 and 3 of Justice Powell's opinion.