Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
James J. Laughlin, of Washington, D. C., in pro. per.
Roger J. Whiteford, and Spencer Gordon, both of Washington, D. C., for defendant.
District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia.
REEVES, District Judge.
The question for decision in this case is whether the amended complaint shows on its face a lack of jurisdiction, but, conceding jurisdiction, whether complaint states a valid claim against the defendants or any of them upon which relief can be granted.
In the complaint the plaintiff invoked jurisdiction perforce certain provisions of Title 31, U.S.C.A. §§ 231 and 232 commonly known as the informer statutes. Pertinent portions...
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