RESPONDENT: Reservists Committee to Stop the War
LOCATION: Central Intelligence Agency Headquarters
DOCKET NO.: 72-1188
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1972-1975)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
CITATION: 418 US 208 (1974)
ARGUED: Jan 14, 1974
DECIDED: Jun 25, 1974
Daniel M. Friedman - for petitioner
William A. Dobrovir - for respondents
Facts of the case
Media for Schlesinger v. Reservists Committee to Stop the WarAudio Transcription for Oral Argument - January 14, 1974 in Schlesinger v. Reservists Committee to Stop the War
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 25, 1974 in Schlesinger v. Reservists Committee to Stop the War
Warren E. Burger:
I also have to announce number 72-1188, Schlesinger against the Reservists Committee to stop the War.
This case also involves the question of standing to bring suit in the Federal Courts, and for reasons stated in the opinion filed today, the judgment of the Court of Appeals under review is reversed and the case is remanded for further proceedings consistent with the Court's opinion.
Mr. Justice Stewart filed a concurring opinion; Justices Douglas, Brennan and Marshall have filed or joined in the dissenting opinions of others.