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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
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