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RADICH v. NEW YORK, 401 U.S. 531 (1971)

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United States Supreme Court


No. 169

Argued: February 22, 1971Decided: March 24, 1971

26 N. Y. 2d 114, 257 N. E. 2d 30, affirmed by an equally divided Court.

Richard G. Green argued the cause for appellant. With him on the briefs were Shirley Fingerhood and Melvin L. Wulf.

Michael R. Juviler argued the cause for appellee. With him on the brief were Frank S. Hogan and William C. Donnino.

John B. Hightower et al. filed a brief as amicus curiae urging reversal.

Louis J. Lefkowitz, Attorney General, pro se, Samuel A. Hirshowitz, First Assistant Attorney General, and Maria L. Marcus, Assistant Attorney General, filed a brief for the Attorney General of New York as amicus curiae urging affirmance.


The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court.

MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS took no part in the consideration or decision of this case. [401 U.S. 531, 532]  

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