a fortiori in a sentence

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  • 428 F.3d 738 (8th Cir. 2005), 04-1337, United States v. Purkey

    ... Purkey of the kidnapping, rape, and murder of Jennifer Long, and sentenced him to death. See 18 U.S.C. §§ 1201(a), (g), 3559(d), 3591-3598. On ...§ 3593(c); Lee, 27 4 F.3d at 495; a fortiori the district court did not err in allowing the government to continue ...

  • 530 U.S. 466 (2000), 99-478, Apprendi v. New Jersey

    ... to the State's hate crime statute, which provides for an enhanced sentence if a trial judge finds, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the ... of a factual matter that increases a statutory maximum apply a fortiori to any matter that would increase a statutory minimum. See ante, at ...

  • 542 U.S. 507 (2004), 03-6696, Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

    ... or have been lawfully convicted of crimes and are serving sentences" (citing Arts. 118, 85, 99, 119, 129, Geneva Convention (III), 6 U.S.T., ... a fortiori, justifies it. .        I acknowledge that under the plurality's ...

  • 505 U.S. 1003 (1992), 91-453, Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council

    ... A fortiori, the legislature's recitation of a noxious-use justification cannot be the ... cases cited by the Court, ante at 1015, repeat the Agins sentence, but in no way suggest that the public interest is irrelevant if total ...

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  • 824 F.3d 353 (3rd Cir. 2016), 15-1755, Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh

    A 2005 Pittsburgh ordinance states that: [n]o person or persons shall knowingly congregate, patrol, picket or demonstrate in a zone extending fifteen (15) feet from any entrance to the hospital and or health care facility," with exceptions for safety personnel and those assisting patients and others. A preamble states: “The exercise of a person’s right to protest or counsel against certain...

    ... jail sentence for a fourth violation within five years. Id. § 623.05. As ... Pittsburgh's buffer zone was " a fortiori. constitutionally valid" in light of those past cases. Brown, ...

  • 897 F.3d 645 (5th Cir. 2018), 17-40661, United States v. Halverson

    ...He appeals only. his sentence. He assigns four errors in his sentence. We find. no reversible ... of First Amendment rights," id., then, a. fortiori, preventing him from accessing the internet. entirely also violates ...

  • 528 U.S. 225 (2000), 99-5746, Weeks v. Angelone

    ... they must decide whether to issue the death penalty or a life sentence. The judge responded by directing them to a paragraph in their ...§ 2254(d). For the foregoing reasons, it follows a fortiori that the adjudication of the State Supreme Court's affirmance of Weeks' ...

  • 508 U.S. 129 (1993), 91-8199, Deal v. United States

    ... provided for the crime of violence) and requires a 2-year sentence "[i]n the case of [a] second or subsequent [113 S.Ct. 1995] conviction ... See supra at 138-139. A fortiori, . use of the word "conviction," rather than wording describing the ...

  • 548 U.S. 163 (2006), 04-1170, Kansas v. Marsh

    ... convicted respondent Marsh of, inter alia, capital murder and sentenced him to death. Marsh claimed on direct appeal that Kan. Stat. Ann. ... . outweigh aggravating circumstances. A fortiori, Kansas' death penalty statute, consistent with the Constitution, may ...

  • "Measuring" the erosion of academic freedom as an international human right: a report on the legal protection of academic freedom in Europe.

    ... on the nature and scope of the right to education in the first sentence of Article 2, in particular the nature of state obligations). The European ...An even narrower margin of appreciation applies a fortiori to higher education, where institutional autonomy plays a pivotal role, ...

  • 501 U.S. 957 (1991), 89-7272, Harmelin v. Michigan

    ... Michigan law of possessing more than 650 grams of cocaine and sentenced to a mandatory term of life in prison without possibility of parole. The ... that other States punish with the mildest of sanctions follows a fortiori from the undoubted [111 S.Ct. 2699] fact that a State may criminalize an ...

  • 314 U.S. 160 (1941), 17, Edwards v. California

    ... was overruled, the cause was tried, appellant was convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment in the county jail, and sentence was suspended. ... tax on that movement, as in the Crandall case, is invalid, a fortiori a state statute which obstructs or in substance prevents that movement ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2016), 15-5040, Williams v. Pennsylvania

    Williams was convicted of a 1984 murder and sentenced to death. Philadelphia District Attorney Castille approved a request to seek the death penalty. Williams’s conviction and sentence were upheld on direct appeal, state post-conviction review, and federal habeas review. In 2012, Williams filed a successive petition under Pennsylvania’s Post-Conviction Relief Act (PCRA), arguing that the...

    ... convicted of the 1984 murder of Amos Norwood and sentenced to. death. During the trial, the then-district attorney of. ...1919] interested in it." Id., at. 585-586. A fortiori, the Texas court held, a judge. was not " interested" in a [195 ...

  • MCCULLOCH V. MARBURY.

    ... is "no law," an attempt to use it to restrain individuals, and a fortiori an attempt to punish them for violating it, deprives those individuals of ...jurisdiction." The next sentence discusses the trial of issues of fact. The section then switches back to a ...

  • 897 F.3d 199 (4th Cir. 2018), 17-4037, United States v. Gibbs

    ... sentence of 24-months’ imprisonment. Gibbs contends that the. sentence was ... for original sentencing articulated in Rita and,. a fortiori, satisfies the more relaxed standard for. revocation sentencing. As ...

  • 449 U.S. 117 (1980), 79-567, United States v. DiFrancesco

    ...427] States the right, under specified conditions, to appeal the sentence imposed upon a "dangerous special offender." Respondent was convicted of ... See United States v. Scott, 437 U.S. at 98-99. A fortiori, the Double Jeopardy Clause does not bar a Government appeal from a ...

  • 566 U.S. 134 (2012), 10-444, Missouri v. Frye

    ... with a guilty plea, a 90-day sentence. Counsel did not convey. the offers to Frye, and they expired. Less ... for my dissent are concerned, this is an a fortiori. case. I will not repeat here the constitutional points that I. ...

  • 516 F.3d 169 (3rd Cir. 2008), 03-9008, Fahy v. Horn

    ...'s Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus, which vacated his death sentence. Fahy cross-appeals from the District Court's denial of his guilt phase ... this: if sexual abuse can occur in a blood relationship, then a fortiori, it can occur in a non-blood relationship, albeit a "loving" one. This ...

  • 506 U.S. 364 (1993), 91-1393, Lockhart v. Fretwell

    ... jury convicted respondent Fretwell of capital felony murder and sentenced him to death, finding, inter alia, the aggravating factor that the ...at 696. A fortiori, a showing of outcome-determination as strong as that made here is enough ...

  • 515 U.S. 70 (1995), 93-1823, Missouri v. Jenkins

    ...Carver, 260 U.S. 482, 490 (1923). A fortiori, far from lulling respondents into a false sense of security, our ..., at 16, but our very next sentence signaled how weak that limitation was: "In default by the school ...

  • 369 U.S. 186 (1962), 6, Baker v. Carr

    ...- laws enacted, taxes collected, salaries paid, accounts settled, sentences passed -- were of no effect, and that "the officers who carried their ... which impede effective judicial review of apportionment a fortiori make impossible a court's consideration of these imponderables as an ...

  • 560 U.S. 605 (2010), 09-367, Dolan v. United States

    ... 30, the District Court held a sentencing hearing and imposed a sentence of imprisonment and supervised release. On August 8, the court entered a ...62. Indeed, our result here follows from Montalvo -Murillo a fortiori, for here delay at worst postpones the day of financial reckoning. In ...

  • 567 U.S. 343 (2012), 11-94, Southern Union Co. v. United States

    ...But. the First Circuit affirmed the sentence because it held that. Apprendi does not apply to criminal fines. ...2348, 147 L.Ed.2d. 435 (emphasis in original). Nor, a fortiori, could. there be an Apprendi violation where no maximum is. ...

  • 562 U.S. 216 (2011), 10-333, Swarthout v. Cooke

    ... of attempted first-degree murder in 1991, and a California court sentenced him to an indeterminate term of seven years to life in prison with the ...863] the result that the evidence required; a fortiori it is no federal concern here whether California's "some evidence" rule of ...