No. 10187.

182 F.2d 962 (1950)


United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided May 19, 1950.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. James J. Laughlin, Washington, D. C., for appellant. Mr. William E. Owen, Washington, D. C., also entered an appearance for appellant.

Mr. J. Frank Cunningham, attorney, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C., with whom Messrs. George Morris Fay, United States Attorney, Washington, D. C., and John M. Kelly, Jr., Special Assistant to the Attorney General, were on the brief, for appellee.

Before CLARK, WILBUR K. MILLER and FAHY, Circuit Judges.

FAHY, Circuit Judge.

Appellant was convicted of treason in a jury trial in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Treason alone of crimes is defined in the Constitution, as follows:

"Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. * * *" U.S. Const. Art. III, § 3.1

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