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Loving v. United States

Docket No.: 94-1966
Argued: January 9, 1996
Decided: June 3, 1996

Topics:

Civil Rights, Military Residency Requirements, Article I, Bill of Rights, Eighth Amendment, Uniform Code of Military Justice, capital murder, murder, separation of powers

PartyNames: LOVING v. UNITED STATES Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
Petitioner: Loving
Respondent: United States

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

Loving
v.
United States
517 U.S. 748 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1737135 L.Ed.2d 36 (517 U.S. 7
Question:

Does the President have the authority, consistent with the separation-of- powers principle, to prescribe aggravating factors that permit a court-martial to impose the death penalty upon a member of the armed forces convicted of murder?

Loving v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 09, 1996

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

Loving v. United States
Case Documents

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