United States v. Hopkins

PETITIONER: United States
RESPONDENT: Hopkins
LOCATION: Approximate site of car accident

DOCKET NO.: 75-246
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT:

CITATION: 427 US 123 (1976)
ARGUED: Apr 19, 1976 / Apr 20, 1976
DECIDED: Jun 24, 1976

ADVOCATES:
Robert B. Reich -
Thomas H. McGrail -

Facts of the case

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Media for United States v. Hopkins

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - April 20, 1976 (Part 2) in United States v. Hopkins
Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - April 19, 1976 (Part 1) in United States v. Hopkins

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 24, 1976 in United States v. Hopkins

Warren E. Burger:

I have the Judgment and opinion for Court to announce in 75-246, United States against Hopkins and for reasons stated in an opinion for the Court filed with a clerk this morning, the Judgment of the United States Court of Claims is affirmed in part and vacated and remanded in part.

On remand further proceedings consisting with the Court's opinion are to be conducted by the Court of Claims.

Mr. Justice Powell filed a dissenting statement in the case.