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Dolan v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-367 10th Cir. Apr 20, 2010
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Jun 14, 2010 5-4 Breyer OT 2009

Disclosure: Akin Gump and Howe & Russell represent the petitioner in this case.

Holding: A federal statute provides that a court shall order particular defendants to make restitution to their victims within a ninety-day period after sentencing.

Judgment: Affirmed, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on June 14, 2010. Chief Justice Roberts dissented, joined by Justices Stevens, Scalia and Kennedy.

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