United states v lopez (1995) addressed the issue of congress' ability to criminalize activities on school grounds facts alfonso lopez, a 12th grade student in san antonio, texas, carried a 38. Lopez (d), a 12th grader, was convicted for carrying a concealed handgun into his high school the court of appeals reversed the lower court on the grounds that the. Landmark supreme court decision over taxes/debts in the second bank of the united states maryland attempted to impose a tax on notes from banks not in maryland, created debate over whether the us could create a national bank necessary-and-proper clause brought up. As the supreme court has long observed, the mission of the department in a criminal prosecution is not that it shall win a case, but that justice shall be done berger v united states.
United states, 208 u s 161 (1908), the court rejected the view that the commerce power might extend to activities that, although local in the sense of having originated within a single state, nevertheless had a practical effect on interstate commercial activity. From our private database of 14,100+ case briefs united states v lopez united states supreme court the united states petitioned for certiorari to the united states supreme court, which granted the petition rule of law the rule of law is the black letter law upon which the court rested its decision. Gonzalez-lopez, 548 us 140 (2006), is a united states supreme court ruling that the erroneous deprivation of a defendant's attorney of choice entitles him to a reversal of his conviction under the sixth amendment to the united states constitution. Alfonso lopez, jr, 514 us 549 (1995) was the first united states supreme court case since the new deal to set limits to congress's power under the commerce clause of the united states constitutionalfonso lopez, jr was a 12th grade student at edison high school in san antonio, texas.
After the court agreed to hear the case, the united states court of appeals for the tenth circuit, ruling in a different case, declared the stolen valor act constitutional in a vote of 2-to-1 oral arguments were heard on february 22, 2012. United states v nixon teaching strategies legal concepts street law, inc and the supreme court historical society present landmark cases of the us supreme court street law / landmark cases / cases — justice blackmun (1973), majority opinion in roe v wade jane roe was an unmarried and pregnant texas resident in 1970. To enforce its no-contact order, the court relegated low to the audience during the trial and directed a united states marshall to stand between low and counsel table the jury found gonzalez-lopez guilty, and the court sentenced him to 292 months in prison. It was the first supreme court case to explore the meaning of the second amendment since united states v miller (1939) heller originated in a suit filed in us district court in washington, dc .
In the landmark case of weeks v united states (232 us 383) the us supreme court addressed this viable concern in connection with federal court criminal cases supreme court's holding and. Supreme court of the united states _____ state of florida, petitioner, v clayton harris, respondent and that a statistical analysis, focusing merely on the field performance records (as the florida states supreme court in state v lopez, 166 ohio app3d 337, 850 ne 2d. This month the us supreme court will hear oral arguments in a landmark case, state of arizona vunited states, which challenges the authority of a state to enact its own immigration enforcement.
Readers are requested to notify the reporter of decisions, supreme court of the united states, washington, dc 20543, of any typographical or other formal errors, in order that corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. Sanford, 1857 this was a landmark united states supreme court case, in 1846 a slave named dred scott and his wife, harriet, sued for their freedom in a st louis city court they had lived with their owner, an army surgeon, at fort snelling, then in the free territory of wisconsin. The special prosecutor in charge of the case wanted access to these taped discussions to help prove that president nixon and his aides had abused their power and broken the law president nixon’s incomplete compliance with the special prosecutor's demands was challenged and eventually taken to the supreme court of the united states.
The united states supreme court is the highest court in the united states lower courts on the federal level include the us courts of appeals, us district courts, the us court of claims, and the us court of international trade and us bankruptcy courts. A case in which the court decided that in order to fulfill the intent element of the controlled substance analogue enforcement act of 1986, a person must either know that the substance is a controlled substance or be aware of what the substance is without knowing that it is controlled. Being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued supreme court of the united states syllabus united states v gonzalez-lopez certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the eighth circuit no 05–352 argued april 18, 2006—decided june 26, 2006 supreme court of the united states no 05–352 united. The supreme court extended this analysis in the second case, united states v monsanto, 491 us 600 (1989) there, the issue once again pitted prosecutorial asset restrictions against the sixth amendment right to counsel.