Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in United States v. Sanchez-Gomez. Howard Wasserman has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in China Agritech Inc. v. Resh. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Abuelhawa v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-192 4th Cir. Mar 4, 2009
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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