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Edwards v. United States

Docket No.: 96-8732
Argued: February 23, 1998
Decided: April 28, 1998

Topics:

18 U.S.C. App., Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Sentencing Guidelines, United States Sentencing Guidelines

Petitioner: Edwards
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 105 F.3d 1179
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 511 (1998)
Question:

May federal judges sentence someone convicted of taking part in a drug conspiracy based on a finding that two illegal drugs were involved, even if the jury might have convicted based on one drug?

Edwards v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 23, 1998

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

Edwards v. United States
Case Documents

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