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Giglio V. United States (1971)

 

Document 1

From: Warren E. Burger
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: December 2nd, 1971
Action: Memorandum Opinion
This refers to a memorandum opinion draft

Document 2

From: Warren E. Burger
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: December 2nd, 1971
Action: Majority Opinion Author's Response
May be response to a suggestion, reservation, or a separate opinion; may also say that author will respond to another opinion; may state majority opinion author's change to opinion that was not prompted by another justice; may indicate that the opinion is different from the conference discussion; may be a circulation of a portion of the opinion (a footnote, multiple pages without circulating the whole opinion); may be a suggestion from the majority opinion author regarding several options for changing majority opinion; may be a suggestion from the author for a change that could be made to opinion

Document 3

From: Warren E. Burger
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: December 3rd, 1971
Action: Propose Disposition in Case (Vote in a Case)
DIG (dismiss cert as improvidently granted); want to reach merits instead of DIG; would not DIG; affirm; reverse; remand; vacate; moot; court lacks jurisdiction; conference vote; withhold vote for now; defer vote; adhere to conference vote; initial vote in case; change conference vote; memo asking how others' vote on disposition

Document 4

From: Potter Stewart
To: Warren E. Burger
Copied: Conference
On: December 6th, 1971
Action: Suggestion to Majority Opinion
This includes memo with broad statements including that a justice cannot join the opinion, cannot join a part of the opinion, does not agree with the opinion, or has continuing doubts with the opinion; memos that indicate that the author's change is not enough; memos that make suggestions for specific changes to majority opinion or that express reservations about some aspect of the majority opinion; this code is also given for suggestions to memorandum opinions by an assigned author

Document 5

From: Byron R. White
To: Warren E. Burger
Copied: Conference
On: December 9th, 1971
Action: Join Majority Opinion
Memos where a justice joins the majority opinion includes please join me; I agree; I am still with you; I acquiesce; I will go along; I dissent but will be silent; graveyard join or dissent. This code includes join of memorandum opinions if it is written by the assigned author, orders if it disposes of case, decrees, per curiam opinions. It also includes statements that the justice joins, but subject to what others might write.

Document 6

From: Warren E. Burger
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: December 9th, 1971
Action: Majority Opinion Author's Response
May be response to a suggestion, reservation, or a separate opinion; may also say that author will respond to another opinion; may state majority opinion author's change to opinion that was not prompted by another justice; may indicate that the opinion is different from the conference discussion; may be a circulation of a portion of the opinion (a footnote, multiple pages without circulating the whole opinion); may be a suggestion from the majority opinion author regarding several options for changing majority opinion; may be a suggestion from the author for a change that could be made to opinion

Document 7

From: Warren E. Burger
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: December 10th, 1971
Action: Majority Opinion
This refers to a majority opinion draft

Document 8

From: Potter Stewart
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: December 14th, 1971
Action: Concurring Opinion
This refers to a concurring opinion draft

Document 9

From: William O. Douglas
To: Potter Stewart
Copied: Conference
On: December 14th, 1971
Action: Join Concurrence
Memos where a justice states that they join a concurring opinion, including joining a concurrence in part, joining a concurrence in judgment or result, or joining a concurrence at foot. The identity of the concurring opinion author who receives the join is located in the JOINED variable.

Document 10

From: William J. Brennan, Jr.
To: Potter Stewart
Copied: Conference
On: December 14th, 1971
Action: Join Concurrence
Memos where a justice states that they join a concurring opinion, including joining a concurrence in part, joining a concurrence in judgment or result, or joining a concurrence at foot. The identity of the concurring opinion author who receives the join is located in the JOINED variable.

Document 11

From: Thurgood Marshall
To: Potter Stewart
Copied: Conference
On: December 14th, 1971
Action: Join Concurrence
Memos where a justice states that they join a concurring opinion, including joining a concurrence in part, joining a concurrence in judgment or result, or joining a concurrence at foot. The identity of the concurring opinion author who receives the join is located in the JOINED variable.

Document 12

From: Potter Stewart
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: December 15th, 1971
Action: Concurring Opinion
This refers to a concurring opinion draft

Document 13

From: Harry A. Blackmun
To: Warren E. Burger
Copied: Conference
On: December 15th, 1971
Action: Join Majority Opinion
Memos where a justice joins the majority opinion includes please join me; I agree; I am still with you; I acquiesce; I will go along; I dissent but will be silent; graveyard join or dissent. This code includes join of memorandum opinions if it is written by the assigned author, orders if it disposes of case, decrees, per curiam opinions. It also includes statements that the justice joins, but subject to what others might write.

Document 14

From: Warren E. Burger
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: December 28th, 1971
Action: Majority Opinion
This refers to a majority opinion draft

Document 15

From: Warren E. Burger
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: December 28th, 1971
Action: Cover Memo to Majority Opinion or Per Curiam Opinion
This includes a cover memo to memorandum opinion if written by the assigned author; cover memo to changes to majority opinion
Action: Majority Opinion Author's Response
May be response to a suggestion, reservation, or a separate opinion; may also say that author will respond to another opinion; may state majority opinion author's change to opinion that was not prompted by another justice; may indicate that the opinion is different from the conference discussion; may be a circulation of a portion of the opinion (a footnote, multiple pages without circulating the whole opinion); may be a suggestion from the majority opinion author regarding several options for changing majority opinion; may be a suggestion from the author for a change that could be made to opinion

Document 16

From: Potter Stewart
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: December 29th, 1971
Action: Concurring Opinion
This refers to a concurring opinion draft

Document 17

From: Warren E. Burger
To: Conference
Copied: None
On: January 26th, 1972
Action: Majority Opinion
This refers to a majority opinion draft

Document 18

From: William O. Douglas
To: Warren E. Burger
Copied: Conference
On: January 27th, 1972
Action: Join Majority Opinion
Memos where a justice joins the majority opinion includes please join me; I agree; I am still with you; I acquiesce; I will go along; I dissent but will be silent; graveyard join or dissent. This code includes join of memorandum opinions if it is written by the assigned author, orders if it disposes of case, decrees, per curiam opinions. It also includes statements that the justice joins, but subject to what others might write.

Document 19

From: Potter Stewart
To: Warren E. Burger
Copied: Conference
On: January 27th, 1972
Action: Join Majority Opinion
Memos where a justice joins the majority opinion includes please join me; I agree; I am still with you; I acquiesce; I will go along; I dissent but will be silent; graveyard join or dissent. This code includes join of memorandum opinions if it is written by the assigned author, orders if it disposes of case, decrees, per curiam opinions. It also includes statements that the justice joins, but subject to what others might write.
Action: Withdraw Concurring Opinion
This includes withdrawn concurrences in part, concurrence in judgment, and concurrence at foot

Document 20

From: Harry A. Blackmun
To: Warren E. Burger
Copied: Conference
On: January 28th, 1972
Action: Join Majority Opinion
Memos where a justice joins the majority opinion includes please join me; I agree; I am still with you; I acquiesce; I will go along; I dissent but will be silent; graveyard join or dissent. This code includes join of memorandum opinions if it is written by the assigned author, orders if it disposes of case, decrees, per curiam opinions. It also includes statements that the justice joins, but subject to what others might write.

Document 21

From: William J. Brennan, Jr.
To: Warren E. Burger
Copied: Conference
On: January 31st, 1972
Action: Join Majority Opinion
Memos where a justice joins the majority opinion includes please join me; I agree; I am still with you; I acquiesce; I will go along; I dissent but will be silent; graveyard join or dissent. This code includes join of memorandum opinions if it is written by the assigned author, orders if it disposes of case, decrees, per curiam opinions. It also includes statements that the justice joins, but subject to what others might write.

Document 22

From: Thurgood Marshall
To: Warren E. Burger
Copied: Conference
On: February 1st, 1972
Action: Join Majority Opinion
Memos where a justice joins the majority opinion includes please join me; I agree; I am still with you; I acquiesce; I will go along; I dissent but will be silent; graveyard join or dissent. This code includes join of memorandum opinions if it is written by the assigned author, orders if it disposes of case, decrees, per curiam opinions. It also includes statements that the justice joins, but subject to what others might write.