COBBLEDICK v. UNITED STATES

No. 571.

309 U.S. 323 (1940)

COBBLEDICK ET AL. v. UNITED STATES.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 26, 1940.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Donald R. Richberg, with whom Messrs. Felix T. Smith and Chalmers G. Graham were on the brief, for petitioners.

Mr. Wendell Berge, with whom Solicitor General Biddle, Assistant Attorney General Arnold and Mr. James C. Wilson were on the brief, for the United States.


Opinion of the Court by MR. JUSTICE FRANKFURTER, announced by the CHIEF JUSTICE.

The District Court for the Northern District of California denied motions to quash subpoenas duces tecum addressed to the petitioners and directing them to appear and produce documents before a United States grand jury at the July, 1939, term of that court. From the denial of these motions petitioners sought review by way of appeal to...

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