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Allen v. United States, 164 U.S. 492 (1896), was a United States Supreme Court case that, amongst other things, approved the use of a jury instruction intended to prevent a hung jury by encouraging jurors in the minority to reconsider. The Court affirmed Allen's murder conviction, after having vacated his two prior ...


Allen v. United States is the name of four different cases heard by the Supreme Court of the United States: Allen v. United States 150 U.S. 551 (1893); Allen v. United States 157 U.S. 675 (1895); Allen v. United States 164 U.S. 492 (1896), approved the use of a jury instruction ("Allen charge") intended to prevent a hung jury ...


United States, 164 U.S. 492 (1896). Allen v. United States. No. 371. Submitted October 28, 1896. Decided December 7, 1896. 164 U.S. 492. ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED. STATES FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS. Syllabus. There is no error in an instruction that evidence recited by the ...


Allen v. United States. No. 969. Submitted November 16, 1893. Decided December 4, 1893. 150 U.S. 551. Syllabus. A Statute of Arkansas, Digest of 1884 , 425, c. 45, § 1498, provides that "an infant under twelve years of age shall not be found guilty of any crime or misdemeanor." The courts of .that state have held, Dove v.


Issues: (1) Whether the petitioner's mandatory guidelines sentence, which was enhanced under the residual clause of U.S.S.G. § 4B1.2, is unconstitutional in light of the Supreme Court's decision in Johnson v. United States, and, if so, whether a conviction for burglary of a dwelling under Florida law qualifies as a “ crime of ...


Apr 20, 1987 ... The district court selected and tried twenty-four "bellwether" claims, in order to find a common framework for the rest. See Allen v. United States, 588 F. Supp. 247, 258 (D. Utah 1984). The court entered final judgment in favor of the government on fourteen of these claims and against the government on nine, ...


Case opinion for US Federal Circuit ALLEN v. UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.


Allen v. United States - Opposition. Docket number: No. 10-594. Supreme Court Term: 2010 Term. Court Level: Supreme Court. Type: Petition Stage Response. Brief Topic: Criminal (including Habeas/2255). Briefs: PDF icon 2010-0594.resp. pdf. Updated February 4, 2016. Leadership. Noel Francisco Solicitor General.


Case opinion for US Federal Circuit ALLEN v. UNITED STATES. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.