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OKLAHOMA v. CASTLEBERRY, 471 U.S. 146 (1985)

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United States Supreme Court


No. 83-2126

Argued: March 20, 1985Decided: April 01, 1985

    678 P.2d 720, affirmed by an equally divided Court.

David W. Lee, Assistant Attorney General of Oklahoma, argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the briefs were Michael C. Turpen, Attorney General, and Hugh A. Manning, Assistant Attorney General.

Charles Foster Cox argued the cause and filed a brief for respondents. *  

[ Footnote * ] Briefs of amici curiae urging reversal were filed for the State of California by John K. Van de Kamp, Attorney General, Robert R. Granucci, Assistant Attorney General, and Clifford K. Thompson, Jr., and Ronald E. Niver, Deputy Attorneys General; and for Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, Inc., et al. by Fred E. Inbau, Wayne W. Schmidt, James P. Manak, David Crump, and Daniel B. Hales.


The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court.

JUSTICE POWELL took no part in the decision of this case. [471 U.S. 146, 147]  

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