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Johnson v. United States

Docket No.: 13-7120
Certiorari Granted: 4/21/2014
Argued: November 5, 2014
Decided: June 26, 2015

Topics:

Armed Career Criminal Act, Confrontation Clause, Due Process, Fifth Amendment, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, National Firearms, antitrust, death penalty, judicial review, murder, stare decisis

PartyNames: Samuel James Johnson v. United States
Petitioner: Samuel James Johnson
Respondent: United States

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Citation: 526 Fed.Appx. 708
Supreme Court Docket

Samuel James Johnson
v.
United States
Question Presented:

WHETHER MERE POSSESSION OF A SHORT-BARRELED SHOTGUN SHOULD BE TREATED AS A VIOLENT FELONY UNDER THE ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL ACT?

Johnson v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 5, 2014

Listen to Oral Argument in Johnson v. United States
Holding: REVERSED AND REMANDED
Vote: 8-1
Majority: Judgment Reversed, Case Remanded. Scalia, Chief Justice Roberts, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan
Concurring: Kennedy,Thomas
Dissenting: Alito
Opinion By:
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