No. 102.

332 U.S. 46 (1947)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 23, 1947.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Morris Lavine argued the cause and filed a brief for appellant.

Walter L. Bowers, Assistant Attorney General of California, argued the cause for appellee. With him on the brief was Fred N. Howser, Attorney General.

MR. JUSTICE REED delivered the opinion of the Court.

The appellant, Adamson, a citizen of the United States, was convicted, without recommendation for mercy, by a jury in a Superior Court of the State of California of murder in the first degree.1 After considering the same objections to the conviction that are pressed here, the sentence of death was affirmed by the Supreme Court of the state. 27...

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