No. 14, original.

313 U.S. 342 (1941)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 26, 1941.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Charles A. Horsky for petitioner.

Mr. Herbert Wechsler, with whom Assistant Solicitor General Fahy, Assistant Attorney General Berge, and Mr. Alfred B. Teton were on the brief, for respondent.

MR. JUSTICE ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court.

The petitioner applied to the District Court for the Northern District of California for a writ of habeas corpus. His petition alleged that he was unlawfully detained by the respondent in Alcatraz Penitentiary; that he had been indicted in the District Court for North Dakota under an Act of May 18, 1934, § 2,1 the indictment being...

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