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Bailey v. United States

Docket No.: 94-7448
Argued: October 30, 1995
Decided: December 6, 1995
Consolidated with: Robinson v. United States, No. 94-7492

Topics:

18 U.S.C. 924, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Sentencing Guidelines

PartyNames: Roland J. BAILEY, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES. Candisha Summerita ROBINSON, aka Candysha Robinson, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES.
Petitioner: Bailey
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
Citation: 36 F.3d 106
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Bailey
v.
United States
516 U.S. 137 (1995)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 501133 L.Ed.2d 472 (516 U.S. 1
Question:

Is evidence of the proximity and accessibility of a firearm to drugs or drug proceeds alone sufficient to support a conviction for "use" of a firearm during and in relation to a predicate narcotics offense under 18 U.S.C. Section 924(c)(1)?

Bailey v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 30, 1995

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

Bailey v. United States
Case Documents

1Opinion in Bailey v. United States
2Opinion in Bailey v. United States
Additional documents for this case are pending review.