Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. James J. Magner for petitioner in No. 43. Mr. John E. Dougherty for petitioner in No. 44.
Mr. W. Marvin Smith, with whom Solicitor General Fahy was on the brief, for the United States.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. CHIEF JUSTICE STONE delivered the opinion of the Court.
The questions for decision are: (1) Whether a conviction upon the several counts of an indictment, each charging conspiracy to violate a different provision of the Internal Revenue laws, where the jury's verdict is supported by evidence of but a single conspiracy, will sustain a sentence of more than two years' imprisonment, the maximum penalty for a single violation of the conspiracy statute, and (2) whether...
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