United Transportation Union v. Long Island Rail Road Company

PETITIONER: United Transportation Union
RESPONDENT: Long Island Rail Road Company
LOCATION: Tyler Independent School District

DOCKET NO.: 80-1925
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1981-1986)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

CITATION: 455 US 678 (1982)
ARGUED: Jan 20, 1982
DECIDED: Mar 24, 1982

ADVOCATES:
Edward D. Friedman - on behalf of the Petitioner
Joshua I. Schwartz - as amicus curiae
Lewis B. Kaden - on behalf of the Respondent

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Media for United Transportation Union v. Long Island Rail Road Company

Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - January 20, 1982 in United Transportation Union v. Long Island Rail Road Company

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - March 24, 1982 in United Transportation Union v. Long Island Rail Road Company

Warren E. Burger:

I have the judgments and opinion of the Court to announce in United Transportation Union against the Long Island Railroad Company, and for reasons stated in the opinion for the courts filed with the clerk this morning, the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is reversed and the case is remanded to that Court for proceedings consistent with our opinion.