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Jones v. United States

Docket No.: 99-5739
Argued: March 21, 2000
Decided: May 22, 2000

Topics:

Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets, National Firearms, Organized Crime Control, Comprehensive Crime Control, or Gun Control Acts, except for RICO (q.v.) portion, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Commerce Clause, Crime Control Act, Organized Crime Control

Petitioner: Jones
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 178 F.3d 479
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


529 U.S. 848 (2000)
Question:

Does the federal arson statute apply to the arson of a private residence?

Jones v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 21, 2000

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Jones, 0 vote(s) against

Jones v. United States
Case Documents

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