TITLE

SMALL v. UNITED STATES: certiorari to the United States court of appeals for the third circuit

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Supreme Court Cases: The Twenty-first Century (2000 - Present);2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Legal Material
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on U.S. Supreme Court case Small v. United States, case number 03-750, argued on November 3, 2004 and decided on April 26, 2005. The petitioner was convicted by a Japanese court for attempting to smuggle firearms and ammunition into Japan. Upon his return to the U.S., he purchased a gun which resulted to his arrest for illegal possession of firearm which is punishable by imprisonment. He invoked his right to challenge his conviction. However, the District Court and the Third Circuit rejected his argument.
ACCESSION #
19092071

 

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