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United States v. Ruiz

Docket No.: 01-595
Certiorari Granted: Jan 4 2002
Argued: April 24, 2002
Decided: June 24, 2002

Topics:

Due Process, Criminal Procedure, Administrative Procedure, Due Process, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Fifth Amendment, Miranda, Sentencing Guidelines, Sixth Amendment, United States Sentencing Guidelines, immigration, ineffective assistance of counsel, self-incrimination, sentencing guidelines

PartyNames: United States v. Angela Ruiz
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Angela Ruiz

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 241 F.3d 1157
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
Angela Ruiz
536 U.S. 622 (2002)
Question:

Do the Fifth and Sixth Amendments require federal prosecutors, before entering into a binding plea agreement with a criminal defendant, to disclose impeachment information relating to any informants or other witnesses?

United States v. Ruiz
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 24, 2002

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against
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