Dean v. United States

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Mar 4, 2009
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
7-2
Author
Roberts
Term

Issue: Whether, under 18 U.S.C.924(c)(1)(A)(iii), the mere discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence or drug trafficking, even if accidental, is subject to a ten-year sentencing enhancement.

Judgment: Affirmed, 7-2, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on April 29, 2009.

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