Pennsylvania v. New Jersey

PETITIONER: Pennsylvania
RESPONDENT: New Jersey
LOCATION: Detroit Police Headquarters

DOCKET NO.: 68 ORIG
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT:

CITATION: 426 US 660 (1976)
ARGUED: Dec 03, 1975
DECIDED: Jun 17, 1976

ADVOCATES:
Benson D. Scotch -
Charles G. Cleaveland -
Joseph E. Brennan -
Lawrence Silver -
Stephen Skillman -

Facts of the case

Question

Media for Pennsylvania v. New Jersey

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - December 03, 1975 in Pennsylvania v. New Jersey

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 17, 1976 in Pennsylvania v. New Jersey

Warren E. Burger:

In 68 Original and 69 Original, 68 is Pennsylvania against New Jersey; 69, Maine against New Hampshire, the motions of each of the states for leave to file bills of complaint in these original jurisdiction cases are denied.

Mr. Justice Blackmun filed a concurring opinion; Mr. Justice Brennan and Mr. Justice White would grant leave to file close bills of complaint.

Mr. Justice Powell and Mr. Justice Stevens took no part in either the consideration or the decisions of these cases.