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Bates v. United States

Docket No.: 96-7185
Argued: October 7, 1997
Decided: November 4, 1997

Topics:

20 U.S.C. 1070, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure

Petitioner: Bates
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 96 F.3d 964
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


522 U.S. 23 (1997)
Question:

Does 20 USC section 1097(a), which makes it a felony "knowingly and willfully" to misapply student loan funds insured under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, require an allegation and proof that a defendant specifically intended to injure or defraud either the United States as loan guarantor or another?

Bates v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 07, 1997

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