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United States v. Martinez-Salazar

Docket No.: 98-1255
Argued: November 29, 1999
Decided: January 19, 2000

Topics:

Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (or relevant rules of a circuit court), Criminal Procedure, Right to Counsel, Due Process, Equal Protection Clause, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Fifth Amendment, Sixth Amendment, abuse of discretion, harmless-error, jury selection

Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Martinez-Salazar

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 146 F.3d 653
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


528 U.S. 304 (2000)
Question:

s a defendant's peremptory challenge right impaired or denied when he or she peremptorily challenges a potential juror, whom the district court erroneously refused to excuse for cause, and the defendant thereafter exhausts his peremptory challenges?

United States v. Martinez-Salazar
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 29, 1999

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

United States v. Martinez-Salazar
Case Documents

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