Exceptions to Special Master's report overruled, and motion to file counter-claim denied.
William F. Sheehan III argued the cause for the United States in support of the Report of the Special Master. With him on the brief were Solicitor General Bork, Assistant Attorney General Taft, Bruce C. Rashkow, and Ralph J. Gillis.
Lee C. Clyburn, Assistant Attorney General of Texas, and Sidney H. McKenzie III, Assistant Deputy Attorney General of Florida, argued the cause for defendants on exceptions to the Report of the Special Master. With Mr. Clyburn on the briefs were John L. Hill, Attorney General of Texas, David M. Kendall, First Assistant Attorney General, Robert L. Shevin, Attorney General of Florida, and Donna B. Stinson, Assistant Attorney General.
The exceptions of the States of Florida and Texas to the Report of the Special Master, 429 U.S. 810 (1976), are overruled and the motion for leave to file a counterclaim is denied.