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Seling v. Young

Docket No.: 99-1185
Argued: October 31, 2000
Decided: January 17, 2001

Topics:

Article 1, Section 10: Ex Post Facto, Due Process, Miscellaneous, Double Jeopardy, Due Process, Equal Protection Clause, Ex post facto, Fifth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, habeas, habeas corpus, murder, privacy, probable cause, self-incrimination

Petitioner: Seling
Respondent: Young

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 192 F.3d 870
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


531 U.S. 250 (2001)
Question:

May an act, found to be civil, be deemed punitive "as applied" to an individual in violation of the Double Jeopardy and Ex Post Facto Clauses, thereby providing a cause for release?

Seling v. Young
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 31, 2000

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Seling, 1 vote(s) against

Seling v. Young
Case Documents

1Opinion in Seling v. Young
2Opinion in Seling v. Young
Additional documents for this case are pending review.