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United States v. Armstrong

Docket No.: 95-157
Argued: February 26, 1996
Decided: May 13, 1996

Topics:

Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (or relevant rules of a circuit court), Criminal Procedure, Due Process, Equal Protection Clause, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Fifth Amendment, Sentencing Guidelines, Speedy Trial, Speedy Trial Act, habeas, habeas corpus, judicial review, jury selection, probable cause

PartyNames: UNITED STATES v. ARMSTRONG et al. Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Armstrong

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 48 F.3d 1508
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
Armstrong
517 U.S. 456 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1480134 L.Ed.2d 687 (517 U.S.
Question:

Must criminal defendants who pursue selective-prosecution claims demonstrate people of other races were not prosecuted for similar crimes?

United States v. Armstrong
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 26, 1996

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for United States, 1 vote(s) against

United States v. Armstrong
Case Documents

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