Monessen v. Southwestern Railway Company v. Morgan

PETITIONER: Monessen Southwestern R. Co.
RESPONDENT: Morgan
LOCATION: Chelsea, Michigan

DOCKET NO.: 86-1743
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1988-1990)
LOWER COURT: Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

CITATION: 486 US 330 (1988)
ARGUED: Feb 22, 1988
DECIDED: Jun 06, 1988

ADVOCATES:
Paul A. Manion - on behalf of the Appellant
Thomas Hollander - on behalf of the Appellee

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - February 22, 1988 in Monessen v. Southwestern Railway Company v. Morgan

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 06, 1988 in Monessen v. Southwestern Railway Company v. Morgan

William H. Rehnquist:

The opinions of the Court in two cases, No. 86-1743, Monessen Southwestern Railway Company against Morgan, No. 87-519, Maynard versus Cartwright will be announced by Justice White.

Byron R. White:

In Monessen, we reversed a judgment of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

The opinion we have filed gives our reasons.

Justice Blackmun has filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, he is joined by Justice Marshall.

Justice O'Connor has also filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part and she is joined by the Chief Justice.