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Johnson v. United States

Docket No.: 96-203
Argued: February 25, 1997
Decided: May 12, 1997

Topics:

Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (or relevant rules of a circuit court), Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, habeas, harmless error

PartyNames: Joyce B. JOHNSON, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES.
Petitioner: Johnson
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 82 F.3d 429
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Johnson
v.
United States
520 U.S. 461 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1544137 L.Ed.2d 718 (520 U.S.
Question:

Must criminal convictions for perjury be reversed when a trial judge fails to let the jury rule on whether the underlying statements were material?

Johnson v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 25, 1997

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

Johnson v. United States
Case Documents

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