United States v. Grayson

PETITIONER: United States
RESPONDENT: Grayson
LOCATION: Seneca County Court

DOCKET NO.: 76-1572
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

CITATION: 438 US 41 (1978)
ARGUED: Feb 22, 1978
DECIDED: Jun 26, 1978

ADVOCATES:
John M. Humphrey - for respondent
Wade H. McCree, Jr. - for petitioner

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Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 26, 1978 in United States v. Grayson

Warren E. Burger:

In number 76-1572, United States against Grayson for reasons stated in an opinion filed with the clerk this morning, the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is reversed and the case is remanded to that court for reinstatement of the sentence of the District Court.

Mr. Justice Stewart with whom Mr. Justice Brennan and Mr. Justice Marshall joined filed a dissenting opinion.