Cases - 1977 term

Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke 76-811 10/12/1977 06/26/1978
Oregon v. Mathiason 76-201 01/25/1977
Houchins v. KQED Inc. 76-1310 11/29/1977 06/26/1978 Warren E. Burger 4-3
Malone v. White Motor Corp. 76-1184 01/10/1978 04/03/1978 Byron R. White 4-3
Shell Oil Co. v. Dartt 76-678 11/07/1977 11/29/1977 4-4
Carter v. Miller 76-1171 11/29/1977 01/17/1978 4-4
California v. Southland Royalty Co. 76-1114 12/07/1977 05/31/1978 Byron R. White 4-3
Will v. Calvert Fire Ins. Co. 77-693 04/19/1978 06/23/1978 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Zurcher v. The Stanford Daily 76-1484 01/17/1978 05/31/1978 Byron R. White 5-3
Adamo Wrecking Co. v. United States 76-911 10/11/1977 01/10/1978 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
FCC v. Pacifica Foundation 77-528 04/18/1978 07/03/1978 John Paul Stevens 5-4
United States v. Scott 76-1382 02/21/1978 06/14/1978 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Fmc v. Pacific Maritime Assn. 76-938 12/07/1977 03/01/1978 Byron R. White 5-3
American Broadcasting Cos. v. Writers Guild 76-1121 12/05/1977 06/21/1978 Byron R. White 5-4
Marshall v. Barlow's, Inc. 76-1143 01/09/1978 05/23/1978 Byron R. White 5-3
Flagg Bros., Inc. v. Brooks 77-25 01/18/1978 05/15/1978 William H. Rehnquist 5-3
Nixon v. Warner Communications, Inc. 76-944 11/08/1977 04/18/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Allied Structural Steel Co. v. Spannaus 77-747 04/25/1978 06/26/1978 Potter Stewart 5-3
United States v. California 5 ORIG 02/27/1978 05/15/1978 Potter Stewart 5-3
United States v. New York Telephone Co. 76-835 10/03/1977 12/07/1977 Byron R. White 5-4
Lafayette v. Louisiana Power & Light Co. 76-864 10/04/1977 03/29/1978 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
United States v. Lasalle National Bank 77-365 03/29/1978 06/19/1978 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Stump v. Sparkman 76-1750 01/10/1978 03/28/1978 Byron R. White 5-3
First National Bank Of Boston v. Bellotti 76-1172 11/09/1977 04/26/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Key v. Doyle 76-1057 10/05/1977 11/14/1977 Potter Stewart 5-4
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke 76-811 10/12/1977 06/26/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Pfizer Inc. v. India 76-749 11/01/1977 01/11/1978 Potter Stewart 5-3
Butz v. Economou 76-709 11/07/1977 06/29/1978 Byron R. White 5-4
Bordenkircher v. Hayes 76-1334 11/09/1977 01/18/1978 Potter Stewart 5-4
United States v. Sotelo 76-1800 02/22/1978 05/22/1978 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
Hutto v. Finney 76-1660 02/21/1978 06/23/1978 John Paul Stevens 5-4
United States v. New Mexico 77-510 04/24/1978 07/03/1978 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
United States v. Ceccolini 76-1151 12/05/1977 03/21/1978 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Div. v. Craft 76-39 11/02/1977 05/01/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Mobil Oil Corp. v. Higginbotham 76-1726 01/10/1978 06/05/1978 John Paul Stevens 6-2
Swisher v. Brady 77-653 03/29/1978 06/26/1978 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Foley v. Connelie 76-839 11/08/1977 03/22/1978 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Parker v. Flook 77-642 04/25/1978 06/22/1978 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Moorman Mfg. Co. v. Bair 77-454 03/21/1978 06/15/1978 John Paul Stevens 6-3
New York v. Cathedral Academy 76-616 10/03/1977 12/06/1977 Potter Stewart 6-3
Wise v. Lipscomb 77-529 04/25/1978 06/22/1978 Byron R. White 6-3
Parham v. J. R. 75-1690 12/06/1977 06/20/1979 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Sears, Roebuck & Co. v. Carpenters 76-750 11/07/1977 05/15/1978 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Arizona v. Washington 76-1168 10/31/1977 02/21/1978 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Baldwin v. Fish & Game Commission of Montana 76-1150 10/05/1977 05/23/1978 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Slodov v. United States 76-1835 02/22/1978 05/22/1978 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Holloway v. Arkansas 76-5856 11/02/1977 04/03/1978 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Pennsylvania v. Mimms 76-1830 12/05/1977 6-3
Kulko v. California Superior Court 77-293 03/29/1978 05/15/1978 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
J. W. Bateson Co. v. Board Of Trustees 76-1476 11/30/1977 02/22/1978 Thurgood Marshall 6-2