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United States v. Sun-Diamond Growers

Docket No.: 98-131
Argued: March 2, 1999
Decided: April 27, 1999

Topics:

18 U.S.C. 201, Economic Activity, Antitrust, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, Internal Revenue Code, Labor Management Relations Act, harmless error

Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Sun-Diamond Growers

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
Citation: 138 F.3d 961
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


526 U.S. 398 (1999)
Question:

Must there be a specific link between the giving of a gratuity to a government official and the latter's performance of a specific act in order to sustain an illegal-gratuity-statute conviction?

United States v. Sun-Diamond Growers
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 02, 1999

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Sun-Diamond Growers, 0 vote(s) against
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