LOCATION: Dickinson School District Superintendent's Office
DOCKET NO.: 86-870
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1988-1990)
CITATION: 484 US 469 (1988)
ARGUED: Nov 09, 1987
DECIDED: Feb 23, 1988
Facts of the case
Media for Phillips Petroleum Company v. MississippiAudio Transcription for Oral Argument - November 09, 1987 in Phillips Petroleum Company v. Mississippi
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - February 23, 1988 in Phillips Petroleum Company v. Mississippi
William H. Rehnquist:
the opinions of the Court in No. 86-870, Phillips Petroleum Company versus Mississippi and No. 86-939, and a companion case Etsi Pipelin Project versus Missouri will be announced by Justice White.
Byron R. White:
The Phillips case is here from the judgment of the Supreme Court of Mississippi.
For reasons stated in an opinion on file with the Clerk, we affirm the judgment of the Mississippi Supreme Court.
Justice O'Connor filed a dissenting opinion and she is joined by Justices Stevens and Justice Scalia.
Justice Kennedy took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.