LOCATION: City of Philadelphia
DOCKET NO.: 75-1775
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
CITATION: 431 US 322 (1977)
ARGUED: Jan 17, 1977
DECIDED: May 23, 1977
Facts of the case
Media for Massachusetts v. WestcottAudio Transcription for Oral Argument - January 17, 1977 in Massachusetts v. Westcott
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - May 23, 1977 in Massachusetts v. Westcott
Warren E. Burger:
In 75-1775, Massachusetts against Westcott for reasons stated in opinion for the Court filed this morning, the judgement of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts is vacated.
The case is remanded for further consideration in light of Douglas against Seacoast Products decided today.
In this case, Mr. Justice Rehnquist concurs in a judgment of the Court under the authority of Douglas against Seacoast products.