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HILL v. UNITED STATES

Docket No.: 11-5721
Certiorari Granted: 11/28/11
Argued: April 17, 2012
Decided: 06/21/12
Consolidated with: 11-5683

Topics:

ADA, Administrative Procedure, Due Process, FSA, Fair Sentencing Act, Federal Sentencing Guidelines, Fifth Amendment, Sentencing Guidelines, disparate impact, habeas, sentencing guidelines

PartyNames: Corey A. Hill v. United States
Petitioner: Corey A. Hill
Respondent: United States

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Citation: 417 Fed.Appx. 560

Corey A. Hill
v.
United States
Question Presented:

Whether the District Court erred in not sentencing the Defendant-Petitioner pursuant to the "Fair Sentencing Act of 2010" where Petitioner was sentenced on December 2, 2010 after the effective date of the FSA and the amendments to the Sentencing Guidelines mandated by the FSA?

HILL v. UNITED STATES
ORAL ARGUMENT

04/17/12

Listen to Oral Argument in HILL v. UNITED STATES
Holding: VACATED AND REMANDED
Vote: 5-4
Majority: Breyer, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Sotomayor, Kagan
Dissenting: Scalia, Roberts, Thomas, Alito
Opinion By:
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