Holding: The fact that a firearm was a machine gun is a fact that must be proved to the jury beyond a reasonable doubt at the time of trial, rather than a fact to be ...


Case opinion for US Supreme Court UNITED STATES v. O'BRIEN. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.


The trial court entered judgment dissolving the marriage of Plaintiff and Defendant. During the pendency of the divorce action, Plaintiff sold shares of stock and ...


In United States v. O'Brien, 391 U.S.467 (1968), the Supreme Court upheld a federal law prohibiting the knowing mutilation of draft cards, rejecting the First ...


The case was brought by David Paul O'Brien who was criminally convicted for burning his military draft certificate on the steps of the South Boston Courthouse.