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Garner v. Jones

Docket No.: 99-137
Argued: January 11, 2000
Decided: March 28, 2000

Topics:

Article 1, Section 10: Ex Post Facto, Criminal Procedure, abuse of discretion, murder

Petitioner: Garner
Respondent: Jones

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 164 F.3d 589
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


529 U.S. 244 (2000)
Question:

Does the retroactive application of a Georgia provision permitting the extension of intervals between parole considerations violate the Ex Post Facto Clause?

Garner v. Jones
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 11, 2000

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Garner, 3 vote(s) against
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