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Edmond v. United States

Docket No.: 96-262
Argued: February 24, 1997
Decided: May 19, 1997

Topics:

49 U.S.C. 323, Civil Rights, Military Residency Requirements, Appointments Clause, Article I, Uniform Code of Military Justice

PartyNames: Jon E. EDMOND, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES. Jake A. LAZENBY, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES. Michael B. LEAVER, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES. James A. LEONARD, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES. Robert J. NICHOLS, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES. Donald H. VENABLE, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES.
Petitioner: Edmond
Respondent: United States

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

Edmond
v.
United States
520 U.S. 651 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1573137 L.Ed.2d 917 (520 U.S.
Question:

Has Congress authorized the Secretary of Transportation to appoint civilian members of the Coast Guard Court of Criminal Appeals? If so, is this authorization constitutional under the Appointments Clause of Article II?

Edmond v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 24, 1997

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