Foley v. Connelie
Decision, Significance, The Rights Of Immigrants, Impact
William G. Connelie, S. A. Smith
Edmund Foley, an alien with legal permanent residence in the United States, claimed that his rights under the Fourteenth Amendment were violated because he was excluded by New York State statute from taking a preliminary state police examination.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Jonathan A. Weiss
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Judith A. Gordon
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger (writing for the Court), Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist, Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
William J. Brennan, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, John Paul Stevens
Date of Decision
22 March 1978
- Graham v. Richardson, 403 U.S. 365 (1971).
- Sugarman v. Dougall, 413 U.S. 634 (1973).
- In re Griffiths, 413 U.S. 717 (1973).
- Examining Board v. Flores de Otero, 426 U.S. 527 (1976).
- Elrod v. Burns, 427 U.S. 347 (1976).
- Nyquist v. Mauclet, 432 U.S. 1 (1977).
- Biskupic, Joan, and Elder Witt, eds. Congressional Quarterly's Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court, 3rd ed. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, Inc., 1996.
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