LOCATION: United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
DOCKET NO.: 74-1106
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: District of Columbia Court of Appeals
CITATION: 431 US 181 (1977)
ARGUED: Dec 06, 1976
DECIDED: May 23, 1977
Frederick H. Weisberg - for respondent
William F. Sheehan, III - for petitioner
Facts of the case
Media for United States v. WashingtonAudio Transcription for Oral Argument - December 06, 1976 in United States v. Washington
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - May 23, 1977 in United States v. Washington
Warren E. Burger:
In 74-1106, United States against Washington for a reason stated in the opinion of the Court filed this morning, the judgment of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals is reversed and the cases remanded for further proceedings not inconsistent with this opinion.
In this case, Mr. Justice Brennan and Mr. Justice Marshall, joining him, had filed a dissenting opinion.