Massachusetts v. Meehan

PETITIONER: Massachusetts
RESPONDENT: Meehan
LOCATION: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division

DOCKET NO.: 78-1874
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

CITATION: 445 US 39 (1980)
ARGUED: Jan 09, 1980
DECIDED: Feb 26, 1980

ADVOCATES:
Barbara A. H. Smith - on behalf of the Petitioner
David A. Mills - on behalf of the Respondent

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Media for Massachusetts v. Meehan

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - January 09, 1980 (Part 2) in Massachusetts v. Meehan
Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - January 09, 1980 (Part 1) in Massachusetts v. Meehan

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - February 26, 1980 in Massachusetts v. Meehan

Warren E. Burger:

I have the disposition to announce in 78-1874, Commonwealth of Massachusetts against Meehan.

And in this case, the writ of certiorari to the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts is dismissed as having been improvidently granted.