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Knight v. Florida

U.S.
Nov 8, 1999
528 U.S. 990 (1999)

Summary

denying certiorari on similar issue; opinion of Stevens, J., pointing out denial is not ruling on merits

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Opinion

No. 98-9741, 99-5291.

November 8, 1999, OCTOBER TERM, 1999.


Certiorari denied. Reported below: No. 98-9741, 721 So. 2d 287; No. 99-5291, 256 Neb. 553, 591 N. W. 2d 86.


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U.S.
Nov 8, 1999
528 U.S. 990 (1999)

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Case details for

Knight v. Florida

Case Details

Full title:KNIGHT, AKA MUHAMMAD v. FLORIDA. Sup. Ct. Fla.; MOORE v. NEBRASKA. Sup…

Court:U.S.

Date published: Nov 8, 1999

Citations

528 U.S. 990 (1999)

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