.After reviewing the files in this case and preparing a full-scale opinion, I concluded we will have said enough on the subject of "oaths" this Term. Therefore, I have reduced the disposition to a Per Curiam and it is enclosed. I believe it fully reflects the Conference vote to reverse in part and affirm in part.
Burger, W.E. Memorandum to the Conference, Connell v. Higginbotham, 403 U.S. 207 (1971). Box 367, Harry A. Blackmun Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.