Angel Raich Before the US Supreme Court Hears Her Medical Cannabis

Federal lawsuit against the Attorney General and the DEA

Raich v. Gonzales No. 03-1454: November 29, 2004

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United States District Court of the North District of California

On October 09, 2002, Angel Raich, et al. filed a civil lawsuit against the United States Attorney General and the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). On March 5, 2003, the district court denied the Plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction.

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

The Plaintiffs won in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on December 16, 2003. The federal government lost its motion for rehearing and rehearing en banc on February 25, 2004.

United States Supreme Court

On April 20, 2004, John Ashcroft, et al. filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari in the United States Supreme Court; at that time the case name changed to Ashcroft, et al. v. Raich, et al. The Supreme Court granted cert., and on June 6, 2005, reversed and remanded.

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit -- After Remand from the Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court sent our case back to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Angel McClary Raich, et al. are against the Plaintiffs-Appellants, and Alberto R. Gonzales, et al. are the Defendants-Appellees.

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Angel Raich, et al. supporters standing in the freezing cold at the crack of dawn to get into the United States Supreme Court to hear the Gonzales v. Raich Oral Arguments.  November 24, 2004

Angel McClary Raich after the United States Supreme Court Hears her case No. 03-1454: Gonzales v. Raich 2004-05.  Angel just spoke to a large crowd of media reporters and she’s now on her way to another press conference put on by Angel Wings Patient OutReach, Inc.  November 24, 2004

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