United States v. U.S. District Court - Significance, Writ Of
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
That the government's petition for a writ of mandamus compelling the district court judge to vacate his disclosure order in a criminal case involving evidence obtained by electronic surveillance be granted.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Robert C. Mardian
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
William T. Gossett
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger, William O. Douglas, Thurgood Marshall, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. (writing for the Court), Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
None (William H. Rehnquist did not participate)
Date of Decision
19 June 1972
That the U.S. district court was correct in ordering disclosure of a defendant's conversations obtained by electronic surveillance and used as evidence in his criminal trial.
- Cox v. New Hampshire, 312 U.S. 569 (1941).
- Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966).
- Katz v. United States, 389 U.S. 347 (1967).
- Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968).
- United States v. Nixon, 418 U.S. 683 (1974).
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