No. 13377.

302 F.2d 38 (1962)

UNITED STATES ex rel. Paul PIERCE and Donald Joseph, Petitioners Appellees, v. Ward LANE, as Warden of the Indiana State Prison, Respondent-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit.

Rehearing Denied May 25, 1962.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edwin K. Steers, Atty. Gen., Patrick D. Sullivan, Asst. Atty. Gen., Indianapolis, Ind., for appellant.

James A. Gardner, Fowler, Ind., for appellees.

Before HASTINGS, Chief Judge, and DUFFY and KNOCH, Circuit Judges.

KNOCH, Circuit Judge.

This appeal concerns the District Court's grant of petition filed by petitioners-appellees Paul Pierce and Donald Joseph, for writ of habeas corpus, discharging them from the custody of respondent-appellant, Ward Lane, as Warden of the Indiana State Prison. The District Court also granted respondent's petition for Certificate of Probable Cause. This appeal followed.

Counsel for both petitioners and respondent have filed an agreed motion...

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