Supreme Court of Virginia v. Friedman
Significance, Higher Courts' Decisions, Higher Courts' Decisions Affirmed, Impact, Privileges And Immunities Clause: Residency Requirements
Supreme Court of Virginia, et al.
Myrna E. Friedman, et al.
The Virginia Supreme Court Rule 1A:1 required an applicant to be a resident of Virginia for admission to the Virginia Bar. Appellants claimed that this residency requirement did not violate the Privileges and Immunities Clause of the Constitution.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Gregory E. Lucyk
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Cornish F. Hitchcock
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Anthony M. Kennedy (writing for the Court), Thurgood Marshall, Sandra Day O'Connor, John Paul Stevens, Byron R. White
William H. Rehnquist, Antonin Scalia
Date of Decision
20 June 1988
The Supreme Court affirmed the court of appeals decision that the residency requirement of the Virginia Rule violated the Privileges and Immunities Clause.
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