United States v. Comstock, No. 08–1224.

CourtU.S. Supreme Court
Citation557 U.S. 918,129 S.Ct. 2828 (Mem),174 L.Ed.2d 551
Docket NumberNo. 08–1224.
PartiesUNITED STATES, petitioner, v. Graydon Earl COMSTOCK, Jr., et al.
Decision Date22 June 2009

557 U.S. 918
129 S.Ct.
2828 (Mem)
174 L.Ed.2d 551

UNITED STATES, petitioner
v.
Graydon Earl COMSTOCK, Jr., et al.

No. 08–1224.

Supreme Court of the United States

June 22, 2009.


Opinion

Motion of respondents for leave to proceed in forma pauperis granted. Petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit granted.

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  • U.S. v. Broncheau, No. 5:06–HC–2219–BO
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. Eastern District of North Carolina
    • October 29, 2010
    ...in United States v. Comstock, 507 F.Supp.2d 522 (E.D.N.C.2007), aff'd 551 F.3d 274, 280 (4th Cir.2009), cert. granted, ––– U.S. ––––, 129 S.Ct. 2828, 174 L.Ed.2d 551 (2009), another court in this district found section 4248 unconstitutional on the grounds that: (1) the civil commitment of t......
  • State v. Farnsworth
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • April 30, 2010
    ...at 423, 99 S.Ct. 1804;75 A.D.3d 23United States v. Comstock, 507 F.Supp.2d 522, 551-553, affd. 551 F.3d 274, cert. granted --- U.S. ----, 129 S.Ct. 2828, 174 L.Ed.2d 551;900 N.Y.S.2d 555Mental Hygiene Legal Serv., 2007 WL 4115936, *18-19). We note that in Addington, however, the Supreme Cou......
  • U.S. v. Volungus, No. 09-1596.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (1st Circuit)
    • January 8, 2010
    ...551 F.3d 274, 284 (4th Cir.2009) (contra). The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Comstock to resolve this conflict. ___ U.S. ___, 129 S.Ct. 2828, 174 L.Ed.2d 551 (2009). We decide this appeal now, however, because the timing of the Supreme Court's decision is uncertain, the respondent......
  • Timms v. Johns, No. 5:08-HC-2160-BO.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. Eastern District of North Carolina
    • March 31, 2010
    ...part in United States v. Comstock, 507 F.Supp.2d 522 (E.D.N.C.2007), aff'd 551 F.3d 274, 280 (4th Cir.2009), cert. granted --- U.S. ----, 129 S.Ct. 2828, 174 L.E.2d 551 (2009). Judge Britt's Order in Comstock, 507 F.Supp.2d 522 (E.D.N.C.2007), found § 4248 unconstitutional on the grounds th......
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  • U.S. v. Broncheau, No. 5:06–HC–2219–BO
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. Eastern District of North Carolina
    • October 29, 2010
    ...in United States v. Comstock, 507 F.Supp.2d 522 (E.D.N.C.2007), aff'd 551 F.3d 274, 280 (4th Cir.2009), cert. granted, ––– U.S. ––––, 129 S.Ct. 2828, 174 L.Ed.2d 551 (2009), another court in this district found section 4248 unconstitutional on the grounds that: (1) the civil commitment of t......
  • State v. Farnsworth
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • April 30, 2010
    ...at 423, 99 S.Ct. 1804;75 A.D.3d 23United States v. Comstock, 507 F.Supp.2d 522, 551-553, affd. 551 F.3d 274, cert. granted --- U.S. ----, 129 S.Ct. 2828, 174 L.Ed.2d 551;900 N.Y.S.2d 555Mental Hygiene Legal Serv., 2007 WL 4115936, *18-19). We note that in Addington, however, the Supreme Cou......
  • U.S. v. Volungus, No. 09-1596.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (1st Circuit)
    • January 8, 2010
    ...551 F.3d 274, 284 (4th Cir.2009) (contra). The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Comstock to resolve this conflict. ___ U.S. ___, 129 S.Ct. 2828, 174 L.Ed.2d 551 (2009). We decide this appeal now, however, because the timing of the Supreme Court's decision is uncertain, the respondent......
  • Timms v. Johns, No. 5:08-HC-2160-BO.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. Eastern District of North Carolina
    • March 31, 2010
    ...part in United States v. Comstock, 507 F.Supp.2d 522 (E.D.N.C.2007), aff'd 551 F.3d 274, 280 (4th Cir.2009), cert. granted --- U.S. ----, 129 S.Ct. 2828, 174 L.E.2d 551 (2009). Judge Britt's Order in Comstock, 507 F.Supp.2d 522 (E.D.N.C.2007), found § 4248 unconstitutional on the grounds th......
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