Misc. 704; Nos. 13294-13296.

244 F.2d 355 (1957)

Thomas E. BLUNT, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES of America, Respondent. Thomas E. BLUNT, Appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided April 18, 1957.

Petition for Rehearing Denied May 14, 1957.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. David Lloyd Kreeger, Washington, D. C., appointed by this Court, with whom Mr. Thomas J. Schwab, Washington, D. C., was on the brief for the petitioner in Misc. 704.

Mr. Fred L. McIntyre, Asst. U. S. Atty., with whom Mr. Oliver Gasch, U. S. Atty., and Mr. Lewis Carroll, Asst. U. S. Atty., were on the brief for the respondent in Misc. 704.

Before EDGERTON, Chief Judge, and BAZELON and WASHINGTON, Circuit Judges.

Petition for Rehearing In Banc Denied May 14, 1957.

BAZELON, Circuit Judge.

In July and August 1952, Thomas Blunt, an 18-year old boy, was indicted for five robberies and a housebreaking and larceny, all committed in four weeks of June 1952. At his July 25th arraignment, the court ordered a psychiatric examination pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 4244.1 The psychiatrists found that Blunt was of unsound mind, suffering from a psychosis...


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