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Lewis v. United States

Docket No.: 96-7151
Argued: November 12, 1997
Decided: March 9, 1998

Topics:

18 U.S.C. 13, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Death Penalty, Double Jeopardy, Sentencing Guidelines, antitrust, murder

Petitioner: Lewis
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 92 F.3d 1371
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 155 (1998)
Question:

Does the federal Assimilative Crimes Act make Louisiana's first-degree murder statute applicable on a federal Army base located in Louisiana?

Lewis v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 12, 1997

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Lewis, 1 vote(s) against
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