Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Samuel Dash, Chief Counsel, Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, Washington, D. C., with whom Rufus Edmisten, Deputy Counsel, James T. Hamilton, Asst. Chief Counsel, Richard B. Stewart, Sp. Counsel, Ronald D. Rotunda, Asst. Counsel, Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, Washington, D. C., Sherman L. Cohn, Eugene Gressman and Jerome A. Barron, Washington, D. C., were on the brief for appellants.
John J. Chester, Washington, D. C., with whom James St. Clair, Boston, Mass., Michael A. Sterlacci, Jerome J. Murphy, Loren A. Smith, Washington, D. C., and Charles Alan Wright, Austin, Tex., was on the brief, for appellee. George P. Williams, Washington, D. C., also entered an appearance for appellee.
Philip A. Lacovara, Counsel to the Sp. Prosecutor, Washington, D. C., with whom Leon Jaworski, Sp. Prosecutor and Peter M. Kreindler, Executive Asst. to the Sp. Prosecutor, Washington, D. C., were on the brief for the Sp. Prosecutor as amicus curiae.
Irving Jaffe, Acting Asst. Atty. Gen., Robert E. Kopp, Washington, D. C., and Thomas G. Wilson, Alexandria, Va., filed a brief on behalf of the United States as amicus curiae.
Before BAZELON, Chief Judge, and WRIGHT, McGOWAN, LEVENTHAL, ROBINSON, MacKINNON and WILKEY, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.
BAZELON, Chief Judge:
In this suit, the United States Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities seeks a declaration that President Richard M. Nixon has a legal duty to comply with its subpoena duces tecum, directing him to produce "original electronic tapes" of five conversations between the President and his former Counsel, John W. Dean, III. By memorandum and order of February 8, 1974, the District Court for the District of Columbia denied...
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