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United States v. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Coop

Docket No.: 00-151
Certiorari Granted: Nov 27 2000
Argued: March 28, 2001
Decided: May 14, 2001

Topics:

21 U.S.C. 801, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Article I, Civil Procedure, Commerce Clause, EPA, Endangered Species Act of 1973, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Fourth Amendment, Tenth Amendment, abuse of discretion, equitable relief, preemption, preliminary injunction, privacy, probable cause

PartyNames: United States v. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative and Jeffrey Jones
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative and Jeffrey Jones

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 190 F.3d 1109
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative and Jeffrey Jones
532 U.S. 483 (2001)
Question:

Does a medical necessity exception to the Controlled Substances Act's prohibition on the manufacture and distribution of various drugs, including marijuana, exist?

United States v. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Coop
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 28, 2001

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against
Recused: JUSTICE BREYER

United States v. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Coop
Case Documents

1Opinion in United States v. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Coop
2Opinion in United States v. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Coop
Additional documents for this case are pending review.