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United States v. Morrison

Docket No.: 99-5
Argued: January 11, 2000
Decided: May 15, 2000
Consolidated with: No. 99-29

Topics:

42 U.S.C. 1398, Civil Rights, Federalism, Civil Rights Acts, Liability, Natural Resources, Antitrust, Article I, Article I of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Clean Air Act, Clean Water, Clean Water Act, Commerce Clause, Education Amendments of 1972, Equal Protection Clause, Fair Labor Standards Act, Federalism, Fourteenth Amendment, Necessary and Proper, Second Amendment, Seventeenth Amendment, Tenth Amendment, child labor, conditions of employment, disparate treatment, judicial review, jury selection, murder, racial discrimination, stare decisis

PartyNames: Syllabus NOTE: Where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has been prepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader. See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321, 337.
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Morrison

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 169 F.3d 820
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
Morrison
529 U.S. 598 (2000)
Other Citations: 120 S.Ct. 1740146 L.Ed.2d 658 (529 U.S.
Question:

Does Congress have the authority to enact the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 under either the Commerce Clause or Fourteenth Amendment?

United States v. Morrison
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 11, 2000

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Morrison, 4 vote(s) against
Opinion By:
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