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Bush v. Gore

Docket No.: 00-949
Certiorari Granted: Dec 9 2000
Argued: December 11, 2000
Decided: December 12, 2000

Topics:

Civil Rights, Judicial Power, ADA, Article I, Constitutional Law, Contract Clause, Due Process, Equal Protection Clause, Fourteenth Amendment, Natural Resources, Takings Clause, abuse of discretion, habeas, judicial review, public schools

PartyNames: George W. Bush and Richard Cheney v. Albert Gore, Jr., et al.
Petitioner: George W. Bush
Respondent: Albert Gore

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA
Supreme Court Docket

George W. Bush
v.
Albert Gore
531 U.S. 98 (2000)
Question:

Did the Florida Supreme Court violate Article II Section 1 Clause 2 of the U.S. Constitution by making new election law? Do standardless manual recounts violate the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the Constitution?

Bush v. Gore
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 11, 2000

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Bush, 4 vote(s) against
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