Mistretta v. United States

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Mistretta v. United States
Court Supreme Court of the United States
Citation
Date decided January 18, 1989

Holding

Congress can delegate the power to sentence for those convicted of federal crimes to the United States Sentencing Commission.

Rule

Non-delegation doctrine.

The Congressional delegation of sentencing guidelines to the US Sentencing Commission is okay.