419 U.S. 992 (1974), 73-1924, Muniz v. Hoffman

Docket Nº:No. 73-1924.
Citation:419 U.S. 992, 95 S.Ct. 302, 42 L.Ed.2d 264
Party Name:James R. MUNIZ et al., petitioners, v. Roy O. HOFFMAN, Director, Region 20, National Labor Relations Board.
Case Date:November 11, 1974
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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419 U.S. 992 (1974)

95 S.Ct. 302, 42 L.Ed.2d 264

James R. MUNIZ et al., petitioners,

v.

Roy O. HOFFMAN, Director, Region 20, National Labor Relations Board.  

No. 73-1924.

United States Supreme Court.

November 11, 1974

        OPINION

         Petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted limited to Questions 3 and 4 presented by the petition which read as follows:

         '3. Whether petitioners, charged with criminal contempt for an alleged violation of an injunction issued under the National Labor Relations Act, are entitled to a trial by jury under 18 U.S.C. § 3692, which provides that alleged contemnors are entitled to a jury trial in all contempt cases 'arising under the laws of the United States governing the issuance of injunctions or restraining orders in any case involving or growing out of a labor dispute.'

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         '4. Whether Article III, Section 2 and the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution mandate a jury trial where a penalty of $25,000.00 is assessed against...

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