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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


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
Angela Ruiz
536 U.S. 622 (2002)

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

April 24, 2002

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

United States v. Ruiz
Case Documents

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