Schlesinger v. Reservists Committee to Stop the War

PETITIONER: Schlesinger
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

ADVOCATES:
Daniel M. Friedman - for petitioner
William A. Dobrovir - for respondents

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Audio 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.