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US v. Ressam

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-455 9th Cir. Mar 25, 2008
Tr.
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 “in relation to” the underlying felony.

Judgment: Reversed, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on May 19, 2008.

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