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UNITED STATES REPORTS

VOLUME 439

CASES ADJUDGED

IN

THE SUPREME COURT

AT

OCTOBER TERM, 1978

(BEGINNING OF TERM)
OCTOBR 2, 1978, THROUGH FEBRUARY 1, 1979
Tocaron WITH IN-VACATION DinALS AND OPINIONS

or INDIVIDUAL JUSTICI on Chroma

LAW LIBRARY

0 1983

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1980

For sale by the Superintendent of Documonts, V.8. Government Printing Omco

Washington, D.C. 20402

JUSTICES

OF THE

SUPREME COURT

DURING THE TIME OF THESE REPORTS

WARREN E. BURGER, CHIEF JUSTICE.
WILLIAM J. BRENNAN, JR., ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
POTTER STEWART, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
BYRON R. WHITE, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
THURGOOD MARSHALL, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
HARRY A. BLACKMUN, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
LEWIS F. POWELL, JR., ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
WILLIAM H. REHNQUIST, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
JOHN PAUL STEVENS, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.

RETIRED

STANLEY REED, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.
WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE.

OFFICERS OF THE COURT
GRIFFIN B. BELL, ATTORNEY GENERAL.
WADE H. McCREE, JR., SOLICITOR GENERAL.
MICHAEL RODAK, JR., CLERK,
HENRY PUTZEL, jr., REPORTER OF DECISIONS. *
ALFRED WONG, MARSHAL.
ROGER F. JACOBS, LIBRARIAN.

*Mr. Putzel retired as Reporter of Decisions on February 24, 1979. Preliminary publication of material in this volume was supervised by Mr. Putzel through February 23, 1979, and after that date by Henry C. Lind, who was appointed to succeed Mr. Putzel as Reporter of Decisions effective February 25, 1979. Final publication was supervised by Mr. Lind.

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