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
Dennis M. Hart – on behalf of the Petitioner
Stephen L. Nightingale – on behalf of the Respondent
Media for 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.
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.