No. 28.

273 U.S. 135 (1927)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 17, 1927.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. George W. Wickersham, Special Assistant to the Attorney General, with whom Attorney General Stone and Mr. William T. Chantland, Special Assistant to the Attorney General, were on the brief, for the appellant.

Messrs. Arthur I. Vorys and John P. Phillips, with whom Mr. Webb I. Vorys was on the brief, for the appellee.

MR. JUSTICE VAN DEVANTER delivered the opinion of the court.

This is an appeal from the final order in a proceeding in habeas corpus discharging a recusant witness held in custody under process of attachment issued from the United States Senate in the course of an investigation which it was making of the administration of the Department of Justice. A full statement of the case is necessary.

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