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Daniels v. United States

Docket No.: 99-9136
Argued: January 8, 2001
Decided: April 25, 2001

Topics:

28 USC 2241-2255 (habeas corpus), Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Armed Career Criminal Act, Due Process, Eighth Amendment, Miranda, abuse of discretion, habeas, habeas corpus, harmless error, ineffective assistance of counsel, probable cause, sentencing guidelines, stare decisis

Petitioner: Daniels
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 195 F.3d 501
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


532 U.S. 374 (2001)
Question:

May a federal defendant, who has been sentenced under the Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984, challenge his federal sentence through a motion on the ground that his prior convictions were unconstitutionally obtained?

Daniels v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 08, 2001

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for United States, 4 vote(s) against
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