No. 321, Docket 28045.

315 F.2d 865 (1963)

UNITED STATES of America ex rel. James A. COMPTON, Relator-Appellee, v. Walter H. WILKINS, Warden of Attica State Prison, Attica, New York, Respondent-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals Second Circuit.

Decided April 18, 1963.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Louis J. Lefkowitz, Atty. Gen. for State of New York (Irving Galt, Asst. Sol. Gen., and Mortimer Sattler, Asst. Atty. Gen., of counsel), for respondent-appellant.

James A. Compton, relator-appellee, pro se.

Before SMITH, KAUFMAN and MARSHALL, Circuit Judges.


The relator is presently being held on a judgment of conviction for the crimes of robbery, grand larceny, and escaping from prison entered in the County Court of Monroe County, New York upon relator's plea of guilty. His sentence is that of a second felony offender, the underlying conviction having been entered on a plea of guilty to five indictments each charging him with the crime of forgery, in the Court of Oyer & Terminer for the County of Lancaster...

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