Wisconsin Public Intervenor v. Mortier

PETITIONER: Wisconsin Public Intervenor
RESPONDENT: Mortier
LOCATION: County of Riverside: District Attorney

DOCKET NO.: 89-1905
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1990-1991)
LOWER COURT: Wisconsin Supreme Court

CITATION: 501 US 597 (1991)
ARGUED: Apr 24, 1991
DECIDED: Jun 21, 1991

ADVOCATES:
Lawrence G. Wallace - on behalf of the United States, as amicus curiae, supporting the Petitioners
Paul G. Kent - on behalf of the Respondents
Thomas J. Dawson - on behalf of the Petitioners

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - April 24, 1991 in Wisconsin Public Intervenor v. Mortier

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - June 21, 1991 in Wisconsin Public Intervenor v. Mortier

William H. Rehnquist:

The opinion of the Court in No. 89-1905 Wisconsin Public Intervenor verus Mortier will be announced by Justice White.

Byron R. White:

As the opinion on file with the clerk will indicate, we reverse the judgment of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Justice Scalia has filed an opinion concurring in the judgment.