Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. E.B. Wilcox, with whom Mr. Salvador Mestre was on the brief, for petitioners.
Assistant to the Attorney General Donovan, with whom Solicitor General Mitchell and Messrs. Bethuel M. Webster, Jr., and Ralston R. Irvine, Special Assistants to the Attorney General, were on the brief, for the United States.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. CHIEF JUSTICE TAFT delivered the opinion of the Court.
This is a review of a sentence against the petitioners upon a criminal information, filed in the District Court of the United States for Porto Rico, charging in the first count possession, and in the second count transportation, of intoxicating liquors in violation of the National Prohibition Act. The conviction on the possession count was set aside by the Circuit Court of Appeals, so that only the second...
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