United States v. Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company

PETITIONER: United States
RESPONDENT: Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company
LOCATION: Detroit Police Headquarters

DOCKET NO.: 75-420
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT:

CITATION: 426 US 500 (1976)
ARGUED: Apr 26, 1976 / Apr 27, 1976
DECIDED: Jun 17, 1976

ADVOCATES:
Daniel M. Friedman - for appellants
Doyle S. Morris - for appellees

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - April 27, 1976 (Part 2) in United States v. Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company
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Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 17, 1976 in United States v. Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company

Warren E. Burger:

In 75-420, United States against Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company and for reasons stated in an opinion filed with the clerk today, the judgment of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is reversed and the case is remanded to that court for further proceedings consistent with our opinion.

Mr. Justice Stevens, joined by Mr. Justice Stewart, filed a dissenting opinion.

Mr. Justice Powell took no part in the consideration or the decision of the case.