US v. Ressam
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Mar 25, 2008
|May 19, 2008||TBD||Stevens||OT 2007|
Issue: Whether 18 U.S.C. 1844(h)(2), which mandates 10 years in prison for carrying an explosive during the commission of a felony, requires the explosives to be carried â€œin relation toâ€ the underlying felony.
Judgment: Reversed, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on May 19, 2008.
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Briefs and Documents
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