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Harris v. United States

Docket No.: 00-10666
Certiorari Granted: Dec 10 2001
Argued: March 25, 2002
Decided: June 24, 2002

Topics:

18 U.S.C. 924, Criminal Procedure, Bill of Rights, Due Process, Eighth Amendment, Federal Sentencing Guidelines, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Sentencing Guidelines, Sixth Amendment, abuse of discretion, harmless error, ineffective assistance of counsel, murder, sentencing guidelines, stare decisis

PartyNames: William Joseph Harris v. United States
Petitioner: William Joseph Harris
Respondent: United States

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Citation: 243 F.3d 806
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

William Joseph Harris
v.
United States
536 U.S. 545 (2002)
Question:

Is McMillan v. Pennsylvania, 477 U.S. 79, valid after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Apprendi v. New Jersey, 530 U.S. 466?

Harris v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 25, 2002

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

Harris v. United States
Case Documents

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