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Ryder v. United States

Docket No.: 94-431
Argued: April 18, 1995
Decided: June 12, 1995

Topics:

Article 2, Section 2, Paragraph 2: Appointments Clause, Civil Rights, Military Residency Requirements, Appointments Clause, Article I, Fourth Amendment, habeas, habeas corpus, harmless error, harmless-error, immunity from suit, qualified immunity, separation of powers

PartyNames: James D. RYDER, Petitioner v. UNITED STATES.
Petitioner: Ryder
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES
Supreme Court Docket

Ryder
v.
United States
515 U.S. 177 (1995)
Other Citations: 115 S.Ct. 2031132 L.Ed.2d 136 (515 U.S.
Question:

Is it proper to accord de facto validity to the actions of civilian judges on a military appellate panel, when the accused challenges the composition of the panel as a violation of the Constitution's Appointments Clause?

Ryder v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 18, 1995

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Ryder, 0 vote(s) against
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