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Neal v. United States

Docket No.: 94-9088
Argued: December 4, 1995
Decided: January 22, 1996

Topics:

21 U.S.C. 841, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Natural Resources, Sentencing Guidelines, United States Sentencing Guidelines, sentencing guidelines, stare decisis

PartyNames: Meirl Gilbert NEAL, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES.
Petitioner: Neal
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 46 F.3d 1405
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Neal
v.
United States
516 U.S. 284 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 763133 L.Ed.2d 709 (516 U.S. 2
Question:

Does U.S. Sentencing Commission's Guidelines Manual's revised system for determining LSD amounts take precedence over 21 U.S.C. 841 in determining sentencing?

Neal v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 04, 1995

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against
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