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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
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