Dorsey v. United States, 11–5683.

Decision Date29 November 2011
Docket NumberNo. 11–5683.,11–5683.
Citation132 S.Ct. 812 (Mem)
PartiesEdward DORSEY, Sr., petitioner, v. UNITED STATES.
CourtU.S. Supreme Court
Opinion

Miguel A. Estrada, Esquire, of Washington, D.C., is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below.

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