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Rogers v. Tennessee

Docket No.: 99-6218
Argued: November 1, 2000
Decided: May 14, 2001

Topics:

Due Process, Due Process, Hearing or Notice, Article I, Due Process, Fourteenth Amendment, Internal Revenue Code, murder, stare decisis

Petitioner: Rogers
Respondent: Tennessee

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF TENNESSEE No. 99-6218. Argued November 1, 2000-Decided May
Supreme Court Docket


532 U.S. 451 (2001)
Question:

Did the Supreme Court of Tennessee deny a defendant due process of law in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment when it retroactively applied a decision to abolish the state's common law "year-and-a-day rule?"

Rogers v. Tennessee
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 01, 2000

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