United States v. Nixon
Significance, Nixon Fights The Subpoena, Nixon Order To Release, Presidential Succession, Further Readings
Richard M. Nixon, President of the United States
That the president had to obey a subpoena ordering him to turn over tape recordings and documents relating to his conversations with aides and advisers concerning the Watergate break-in.
Chief Lawyers for Appellant
Leon Jaworski, Philip A. Lacovara
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
James D. St. Clair
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger (writing for the Court), William O. Douglas, Thurgood Marshall, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
None (William H. Rehnquist did not participate)
Date of Decision
24 July 1974
President was ordered to turn over the tapes and other documents to the prosecutors.
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