Murphy v. Hunt

PETITIONER: Murphy
RESPONDENT: Hunt
LOCATION: Suffolk County Court

DOCKET NO.: 80-2165
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1981-1986)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

CITATION: 455 US 478 (1982)
ARGUED: Jan 18, 1982
DECIDED: Mar 02, 1982

ADVOCATES:
Bennett G. Hornstein - on behalf of the Appellee
Terry R. Schaaf - on behalf of the Appellant

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Media for Murphy v. Hunt

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - January 18, 1982 in Murphy v. Hunt

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - March 02, 1982 in Murphy v. Hunt

Warren E. Burger:

I have the disposition to announce in Murphy, District Judge for the Fourth Judicial District to Nebraska against Thompson for reasons stated in a per curiam opinion filed at the clerk today.

The judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is vacated and the case is remanded to that court with directions that it be dismissed -- the case be dismissed as moot.

Justice White filed a dissenting opinion.