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Richardson v. United States

Docket No.: 97-8629
Argued: February 22, 1999
Decided: June 1, 1999

Topics:

21 U.S.C. 848, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Double Jeopardy, Due Process, harmless error, harmless-error, murder

Petitioner: Richardson
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 130 F.3d 765
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


526 U.S. 813 (1999)
Question:

Does the "continuing criminal enterprise" statute require juror unanimity as to each specific violation of federal law for conviction?

Richardson v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 22, 1999

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Richardson, 3 vote(s) against

Richardson v. United States
Case Documents

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