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Rutledge v. United States

Docket No.: 94-8769
Argued: November 27, 1995
Decided: March 27, 1996

Topics:

21 U.S.C. 848, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, 18 U.S.C. 922, Double Jeopardy, Jury Instructions, concerted activity, murder

PartyNames: Tommy L. RUTLEDGE, petitioner, v. UNITED STATES.
Petitioner: Rutledge
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 40 F.3d 879
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Rutledge
v.
United States
517 U.S. 292 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1241134 L.Ed.2d 419 (517 U.S.
Question:

Can a criminal be given concurrent life sentences for conspiring to distribute drugs and operating a continuing criminal enterprise?

Rutledge v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 27, 1995

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

Rutledge v. United States
Case Documents

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