Harold F. Rice,plaintiff-appellant, v. Benjamin J. Cayetano,governor of the State of Hawaii;mazie K. Hirono, Lieutenant Order Governor of the State of Hawaii,defendants-appellees. No. 97-16095, 208 F.3d 1102 (9th Cir. 2000)

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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 208 F.3d 1102 (9th Cir. 2000) Filed April 5, 2000

On Remand from the United States Supreme Court. D.C. No. CV-96-00390-DAE

Before: James R. Browning, Melvin Brunetti, and Pamela Ann Rymer, Circuit Judges.


Pursuant to the mandate of the United States Supreme Court certified on March 14, 2000, in Rice v. Cayetano, No. 98-818, we vacate our opinion at 146 F.3d 1075 (9th Cir. 1998), reverse the district court, and remand for further proceedings which are consistent with the opinion of the Supreme Court