No. 18242.

315 F.2d 193 (1963)

Robert DRAPER, Appellant, v. B. J. RHAY, as Superintendent of Washington State Penitentiary, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit.

February 28, 1963.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert Draper, in pro. per.

No appearance for appellee.

Before BARNES and DUNIWAY, Circuit Judges, and MADDEN, Judge of the United States Court of Claims.

BARNES, Circuit Judge.

This "appeal" presents more than the usual number of complications present when a layman attempts to appeal and act as his own attorney.

Appellant filed a complaint on December 15, 1961, alleging that appellee Rhay had deprived him, Robert Draper, a state prisoner serving two consecutive terms for robbery, of his civil rights, "by forcing petitioner to work," causing "slavery and peonage." $250,000 in American money is demanded, apparently...

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