United States v. Davila

United States v. Davila, 569 U.S. 597 (2013), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that when a federal judge participates in the plea process in violation of rule 11(c) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, a guilty plea need not be vacated if the record shows prejudice to the decision to plea due to rule 11(h).[1]

United States v. Davila
Seal of the United States Supreme Court
Argued April 15, 2013
Decided June 13, 2013
Full case nameUnited States, Petitioner v. Anthony Davila
Docket no.12-167
Citations569 U.S. 597 (more)
133 S. Ct. 2139; 186 L. Ed. 2d 139; 2013 U.S. LEXIS 4541; 81 U.S.L.W. 4394
ArgumentOral argument
Case history
Prior664 F.3d 1355 (11th Cir. 2011)
Court membership
Chief Justice
John Roberts
Associate Justices
Antonin Scalia · Anthony Kennedy
Clarence Thomas · Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Stephen Breyer · Samuel Alito
Sonia Sotomayor · Elena Kagan
Case opinions
MajorityGinsburg, joined by Roberts, Kennedy, Breyer, Alito, Sotomayor, Kagan
ConcurrenceScalia, joined by Thomas

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ReferencesEdit

  • United States v. Davila, 569 U.S. 597 (2013).
  • Supreme Court of the United States (August 2012). "Docket for United States v. Davila". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • United States Department of Justice (December 2012). "Reply Brief for United States v. Davila" (PDF). Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • American Bar Association (March 2013). "Amicus Brief for United States v. Davila" (PDF). Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • United States v. Davila, 664 F.3d 1355 (11th Cir. 2011).

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