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Utah v. Evans

Docket No.: 01-714
Argued: March 27, 2002
Decided: June 20, 2002

Topics:

13 U.S.C. 195, Civil Rights, Judicial Power, Standing to Sue, Reapportionment, Administrative Procedure, Article I, EPA, Fourteenth Amendment, Indians, Natural Resources, Ninth Amendment, Sixteenth Amendment, Sixth Amendment, criminal procedure, judicial review, separation of powers, willfulness

PartyNames: Utah, et al., Appellants v. Donald L. Evans, Secretary of Commerce, et al.
Petitioner: Utah, et al., Appellants
Respondent: Donald L. Evans, Secretary of Commerce, et al.

Court Below: United States District Court for the District of Utah
Supreme Court Docket

Utah, et al., Appellants
v.
Donald L. Evans, Secretary of Commerce, et al.
536 U.S. 452 (2002)
Question:

Does the Census Bureau's use of "hot-deck imputation," in the 2000 census, violate the statutory provision forbidding use of the statistical method known as sampling? Is this methodology inconsistent with the Constitution's statement that an "actual Enumeration be made?

Utah v. Evans
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 27, 2002

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Evans, 4 vote(s) against
Opinion By:
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