Minnesota v. Olson

PETITIONER: Minnesota
RESPONDENT: Olson
LOCATION: Circuit Court for Howard County

DOCKET NO.: 88-1916
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1988-1990)
LOWER COURT: Minnesota Supreme Court

CITATION: 495 US 91 (1990)
ARGUED: Feb 26, 1990
DECIDED: Apr 18, 1990

ADVOCATES:
Anne E. Peek - on benalf of the Petitioner
Glenn P. Bruder - on behalf of the Respondent
Stephen J. Marzen - on behalf of United States as amicus Curiae, supporting the Petitioner

Facts of the case

Question

Media for Minnesota v. Olson

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - February 26, 1990 in Minnesota v. Olson

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - April 18, 1990 in Minnesota v. Olson

Byron R. White:

Third, we affirm the judgment of the Minnesota Supreme Court in Minnesota against Olson.

Justices Stevens and Kennedy have filed concurring opinions, and the Chief Justice and Justice Blackmun have noted their dissent.