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Abuelhawa v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-192 4th Cir. Mar 4, 2009
Tr.
May 26, 2009 9-0 Souter OT 2008

Issue: Whether a person who uses a cell phone to buy drugs solely for personal use (a misdemeanor) can be charged with the separate crime of using a phone to facilitate the sale of drugs (a felony).

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice David Souter on May 26, 2009.

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