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Becker v. Montgomery

Docket No.: 00-6374
Certiorari Granted: Jan 8 2001
Argued: April 16, 2001
Decided: May 29, 2001

Topics:

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including Appellate Procedure (or relevant rules of a circuit court), Criminal Procedure, Confrontation, Appellate Procedure, Bill of Rights, Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Sixth Amendment, criminal procedure, habeas, immigration, separation of powers

PartyNames: Dale G. Becker v. Betty Montgomery, Attorney General of Ohio, et al.
Petitioner: Dale G. Becker
Respondent: Betty Montgomery, Attorney General of Ohio, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Supreme Court Docket

Dale G. Becker
v.
Betty Montgomery, Attorney General of Ohio, et al.
532 U.S. 757 (2001)
Question:

When a party files a timely notice of appeal in district court, does the failure to sign the notice of appeal require the court of appeals to dismiss the appeal?

Becker v. Montgomery
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 16, 2001

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Becker, 0 vote(s) against
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