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WISCONSIN v. MITCHELL

Docket No.: 92-515
Argued: April 21, 1993
Decided: June 11, 1993

Topics:

Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly, First Amendment, Miscellaneous, 42 U.S.C. 2000e, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Defamation, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Title VII, murder

PartyNames: WISCONSIN v. MITCHELL
Petitioner: Wisconsin
Respondent: Mitchell

Citation: 169 Wis. 2d 153, 485 N. W. 2d 807
Supreme Court Docket

Wisconsin
v.
Mitchell
508 U.S. 476 (1993)
Other Citations: (113 S.Ct. 2194, 124 L.Ed.2d 436)
Question:

Did the increase in Mitchell's sentence based on his bigoted motives violate his First Amendment rights?

WISCONSIN v. MITCHELL
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 21, 1993

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Wisconsin, 0 vote(s) against
Vote: 9-0
Majority: unanimous
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