Docket No.: 01-618 Topics:
Certiorari Granted: Feb 19 2002
Argued: October 9, 2002
Decided: January 15, 2003
17 U.S.C. 302, Economic Activity, Antitrust, Arbitration, Article I, Commerce Clause, Ex post facto, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Necessary and Proper, Supremacy Clause, copyright, judicial review, patent, preemption, property rights, trademark
PartyNames: Eric Eldred, et al. v. John D. Ashcroft, Attorney General
Petitioner: Eric Eldred, et al.
Respondent: John D. Ashcroft, Attorney General
Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Citation: CA DC, 239 F.3d 372. QUESTIONS PRESENTED: I. Did the D.C. Circuit err in holding that Congress has the power under theCopyright Clause to extend retrospectively the term of existing copyrights?
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