No. 71.

350 U.S. 79 (1955)

76 S.Ct. 171

100 L.Ed. 62


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 5, 1955.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Harry F. Murphy argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioner.

John V. Lindsay argued the cause for the United States. On the brief were Solicitor General Sobeloff, Assistant Attorney General Olney, Charles F. Barber, Beatrice Rosenberg and Isabelle R. Cappello.

MR. JUSTICE REED delivered the opinion of the Court.

Affronti was tried in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri on a ten-count indictment charging him with illegal sales of narcotics. A jury found him guilty on counts two through ten, and a five-year sentence was imposed on each count to be served consecutively. At the time of sentencing, execution of the sentences on counts six through ten was suspended and probation granted, the...

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