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Hudson v. United States

Docket No.: 96-976
Argued: October 8, 1997
Decided: December 19, 1997

Topics:

Double Jeopardy, Criminal Procedure, Double Jeopardy, Article I, Double Jeopardy, Due Process, Eighth Amendment, Equal Protection Clause, False Claims Act, Fifth Amendment, Medicare, Self-Incrimination, Sixth Amendment, preliminary injunction, willfulness

Petitioner: Hudson et al.
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE TENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 92 F.3d 1026
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


522 U.S. 93 (1997)
Question:

Are punitive fines and debarment by the Office of the Comptroller of Currency a sufficiently "criminal" form of punishment that a subsequent criminal indictment for the same violations would violate the Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment?

Hudson v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 08, 1997

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

Hudson v. United States
Case Documents

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