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Clay v. United States, 403 U.S. 698 (1971), was Muhammad Ali's appeal of his conviction in 1967 for refusing to report for induction into the United States military forces during the Vietnam War. His local draft board had rejected his application for conscientious objector classification. In a unanimous 8-0 ruling ( Thurgood ...


Apr 28, 2017 ... Fifty years after Muhammad Ali refused military induction during the Vietnam War, a new book examines the heavyweight champ's controversial decision.


V). The judgment of conviction was affirmed by the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. We granted certiorari, 400 U.S. 990, 91 S.Ct. 457, 27 L.Ed.2d 438 to consider whether the induction notice was invalid because grounded upon an erroneous denial of the petitioner's claim to be classified as a conscientious objector.


Jun 11, 2013 ... Case opinion for US DC Circuit UNITED STATES v. ALI. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.


Case opinion for US 8th Circuit UNITED STATES v. ALI. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.


Nov 14, 2013 ... Case opinion for US 4th Circuit UNITED STATES v. ALI. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.


Jun 11, 2013 ... Ali receiving a 1% share of ransom plus $75,000 for his services. Ali claimed that his only involvement was to defuse the tense situation; however, the U.S. government suspected Ali of collaboration with the pirates and indicted him under 18 U.S.C. § 371 for conspiring to commit and aiding and abetting ...


Jun 8, 2016 ... Muhammad Ali, conscientious objection, and the Supreme Court's struggle to understand “jihad” and “holy war”: The story of Cassius Clay v. ... Meanwhile, a grand jury indicted Ali for draft evasion; and on June 20, 1967, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas found Ali guilty after ...


From at tin or about 2002, up to and including in or about September 2015, in the Southern s ct of New York,. Lebanon, and elsewhere, and in an offense begun and committed outside of the jurisdiction of any particular State or dis ct of the United States, ALI KOURANI, a/k/a "Ali Mohamad Kourani," a/k/a. "Jacob Lewis," a/k/a ...