No. 229, Docket 24636.

255 F.2d 385 (1958)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Thomas TRIGILIO, Defendant-Appellant,

United States Court of Appeals Second Circuit.

Decided May 14, 1958.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William B. Mahoney, Buffalo, N. Y., of counsel: John B. Corcoran, Buffalo, N. Y., for appellant.

John O. Henderson, U. S. Atty., Buffalo, N. Y., for appellee, Leo J. Fallon, Asst. U. S. Atty., Buffalo, N. Y., of counsel.

Before SWAN, HINCKS and MOORE, Circuit Judges.


Defendant has appealed from a judgment finding him guilty of criminal contempt of court, 18 U.S.C.A. § 401, and sentencing him to three months imprisonment for refusal to answer questions put to him before a federal grand jury, after the court directed him to answer them. The issue presented by the appeal is whether the district court was correct in ruling that appellant did not have reasonable cause to fear that answering the questions might tend...

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