Moskal v. United States

PETITIONER: Moskal
RESPONDENT: United States
LOCATION: Oklahoma City Board of Education

DOCKET NO.: 89-964
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1990-1991)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

CITATION: 498 US 103 (1990)
ARGUED: Oct 01, 1990
DECIDED: Dec 03, 1990

ADVOCATES:
Dennis M. Hart - on behalf of the Petitioner
Stephen L. Nightingale - on behalf of the Respondent

Facts of the case

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 01, 1990 in Moskal v. United States

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - December 03, 1990 in Moskal v. United States

William H. Rehnquist:

The opinion of the Court in No. 89-964, Moskal against the United States will be announced by Justice Marshall.

Thurgood Marshall:

This case is here on writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

This case presents the question whether automobile titles issued by state official that incorporate fraudulent tendered at milage figures constitute falsely made securities within the meaning of Section 2314 of Title 18 of the U. S. Code, recognize congress broad purpose in Section 2314 to prevent trafficking and fraudulent securities that expedite and enter into interstate commerce.

In an opinion filed with the Clerk today, we hold that such automobile titles are falsely made.

The Clerk today is therefore, ordered to affirm the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Justice Scalia has filed a dissenting opinion in which Justice O'Connor and Justice Kennedy join.

Justice Souter took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.