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United States v. Rodriguez-Moreno

Docket No.: 97-1139
Argued: December 7, 1998
Decided: March 30, 1999

Topics:

18 U.S.C. 924, Judicial Power, Article I, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Sixth Amendment

Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Rodriguez-Moreno

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT
Citation: 121 F.3d 841
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


526 U.S. 275 (1999)
Question:

Is the venue for prosecuting a violation of 18 USC section 924(c)(1), which proscribes using or carrying a firearm "during and in relation to any crime of violence," proper only in the district were the firearm was used or carried?

United States v. Rodriguez-Moreno
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 07, 1998

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for United States, 2 vote(s) against

United States v. Rodriguez-Moreno
Case Documents

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