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UNITED STATES v. DAVILA

Docket No.: 12-167
Certiorari Granted: Jan 4 2013
Argued: April 15, 2013
Decided: June 13, 2013

Topics:

Due Process, harmless error, harmless-error, ineffective assistance of counsel, sentencing guidelines

PartyNames: United States v. Anthony Davila
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Anthony Davila

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Citation: 664 F.3d 1355
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
Anthony Davila
Question Presented:

Whether the court of appeals erred in holding that any degree of judicial participation in plea negotiations, in violation of Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 11(c)(1), automatically requires vacatur of a defendant's guilty plea, irrespective of whether the error prejudiced the defendant.

UNITED STATES v. DAVILA
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 15, 2013

Listen to Oral Argument in UNITED STATES v. DAVILA
Holding: VACATED AND REMANDED
Vote: 9-0

UNITED STATES v. DAVILA
Case Documents

1UNITED STATES v. DAVILA Oral Argument Transcript (PDF)
2UNITED STATES v. DAVILA Oral Argument Audio
3Slip Opinion in UNITED STATES v. DAVILA (Opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg)