United States v. New Jersey Lottery Commission

PETITIONER: United States
RESPONDENT: New Jersey Lottery Commission
LOCATION: Twenty-Second Judicial District Court for the Parish of St. Tammany

DOCKET NO.: 73-1471
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1972-1975)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

CITATION: 420 US 371 (1975)
ARGUED: Nov 20, 1974
DECIDED: Feb 25, 1975

ADVOCATES:
Lawrence G. Wallace - argued the cause for petitioners
Stephen Skillman - for respondent

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - November 20, 1974 in United States v. New Jersey Lottery Commission

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - February 25, 1975 in United States v. New Jersey Lottery Commission

Warren E. Burger:

The disposition of No. 73-1471, United States against New Jersey State Lottery Commission will be announced by Mr. Justice Brennan.

William J. Brennan, Jr.:

We have filed a per curiam opinion in this case for reasons stated in that opinion.

The judgment for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is vacated and remanded so that it may consider whether the case is now moot in light of a recent amendment to the federal statute involved.

Mr. Justice Douglas filed a dissenting opinion.

The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or the decision of the case.

Warren E. Burger:

Thank you Mr. Justice Brennan.