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Fiore v. White

Docket No.: 98-942
Argued: October 12, 1999
Decided: November 30, 1999

Topics:

Due Process, Due Process, Miscellaneous, Fourteenth Amendment, habeas, habeas corpus, res judicata

PartyNames: SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
Petitioner: White
Respondent: Fiore

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket

White
v.
Fiore
528 U.S. 23 (1999)
Other Citations: 120 S.Ct. 469145 L.Ed.2d 353 (528 U.S. 2
Question:

Should federal habeas corpus relief be extended to protect a defendant whose conviction was upheld even though his co-defendant's conviction under the same law was invalidated after a state court ruled that he had been prosecuted under the wrong law? Does the Fourteenth Amendment's Due Process Clause require that the defendant's conviction be set aside?

Fiore v. White
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 12, 1999

Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Fiore, 0 vote(s) against

Fiore v. White
Case Documents

1Opinion in Fiore v. White
Additional documents for this case are pending review.