No. 79.

273 U.S. 77 (1927)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 3, 1927.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Marshall B. Woodworth, with whom Mr. Frank J. Hennessy was on the brief, for the plaintiff in error.

Solicitor General Mitchell, with whom Mr. Gardner P. Lloyd, Special Assistant to the Attorney General, and Mr. Harry S. Ridgely, Attorney in the Department of Justice, were on the brief, for the United States.

MR. JUSTICE SANFORD delivered the opinion of the Court.

The plaintiff in error was indicted in the Federal District Court for Northern California under § 37 of the Criminal Code,1 for conspiring to commit offenses against the United States in violation of the Opium Act of 1909, as amended in 1914 and 1922.2 He was tried and convicted; and thereupon brought the...

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