LOCATION:Residence of Rose Cipollone
DOCKET NO.: 112 ORIG
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1991-1993)
CITATION: 502 US 437 (1992)
ARGUED: Nov 04, 1991
DECIDED: Jan 22, 1992
Mary B. Guthrie – on behalf of the Plaintiff
Neal Leader – on behalf of the Defendant
Media for Wyoming v. Oklahoma
Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement – January 22, 1992 in Wyoming v. Oklahoma
William H. Rehnquist:
The opinion of the Court in No. 112 original, Wyoming against Oklahoma will be announced by Justice White.
Byron R. White:
This case is before us on exceptions that were filed to the Special Master’s report which was filed on this original action.
For reasons stated in an opinion of file with the Court, the recommendations of the Special Master are adapted in part.
The exceptions filed by Wyoming are sustained.
The exceptions filed by Oklahoma are rejected.
Wyoming’s motion for summary judgment is granted.
Oklahoma’s motion for summary judgment is denied.
Justice Scalia has filed a dissenting opinion in which the Chief Justice and Justice Thomas have joined; Justice Thomas has also filed a dissenting opinion, and the Chief Justice and Justice Scalia have joined that opinion.