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United States v. United Foods

Docket No.: 00-276
Certiorari Granted: Nov 27 2000
Argued: April 17, 2001
Decided: June 25, 2001

Topics:

7 U.S.C. 6101, First Amendment, Antitrust, Article I, Due Process, EPA, First Amendment, antitrust, habeas, habeas corpus, harmless error, public schools

PartyNames: United States and Department of Agriculture v. United Foods, Inc.
Petitioner: United States and Department of Agriculture
Respondent: United Foods, Inc.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Citation: 197 F.3d 221
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United States and Department of Agriculture
v.
United Foods, Inc.
533 U.S. 405 (2001)
Question:

Do mandatory advertising assessments imposed on mushroom producers and handlers under the Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act violate the First Amendment?

United States v. United Foods
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 17, 2001

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for United Foods, 3 vote(s) against

United States v. United Foods
Case Documents

1Opinion in United States v. United Foods
2Opinion in United States v. United Foods
Additional documents for this case are pending review.