No. 72.

273 U.S. 28 (1927)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 3, 1927.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Claude R. Porter for the petitioner, submitted.

Mr. Gardner P. Lloyd, Special Assistant to the Attorney General, with whom Solicitor General Mitchell was on the brief, for the United States.

MR. JUSTICE SUTHERLAND delivered the opinion of the Court.

Petitioner was convicted in the federal district court for the southern district of Iowa upon two counts for unlawfully having in his possession with fraudulent intent certain counterfeit strip stamps of the kind used upon whiskey bottled in bond. The stamps were admitted in evidence over, the objection of petitioner that they had been obtained by an unlawful search...

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