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United Mineworkers of America v. Bagwell

Docket No.: 92-1625
Argued: November 29, 1993
Decided: June 30, 1994

Topics:

Criminal Procedure, Contempt of Court, Sixth Amendment, criminal procedure, self-incrimination, separation of powers

PartyNames: INTERNATIONAL UNION, UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA, et al., Petitioners, v. John L. BAGWELL et al.
Petitioner: United Mineworkers of America
Respondent: Bagwell

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA No. 92-1625. Argued November 29, 1993-Decided June
Supreme Court Docket

United Mineworkers of America
v.
Bagwell
512 U.S. 821 (1994)
Other Citations: 114 S.Ct. 2552129 L.Ed.2d 642 (512 U.S.
Question:

Were the fines assessed against the United Mine Workers of America union, amounting to more than $64 million, criminal or civil in nature?

United Mineworkers of America v. Bagwell
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 29, 1993

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United Mineworkers of America, 0 vote(s) against

United Mineworkers of America v. Bagwell
Case Documents

1Opinion in United Mineworkers of America v. Bagwell
2Opinion in United Mineworkers of America v. Bagwell
Additional documents for this case are pending review.