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United States v. Hubbell

Docket No.: 99-166
Argued: February 22, 2000
Decided: June 5, 2000

Topics:

18 U.S.C. 6002, Criminal Procedure, Self-Incrimination, Bill of Rights, Compulsory Process Clause, Confrontation Clause, Fifth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Self-Incrimination, Sixth Amendment, self-incrimination

Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Hubbell

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
Citation: 167 F.3d 552
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


530 U.S. 27 (2000)
Question:

Does the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination protect a witness from being compelled to disclose the existence of incriminating documents that the Government is unable to describe with reasonable particularity? If the witness produces such documents, pursuant to a grant of immunity, may the Government use them to prepare criminal charges against him?

United States v. Hubbell
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 22, 2000

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Hubbell, 1 vote(s) against
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