No. 72-1812.

485 F.2d 1077 (1973)

UNITED STATES of America v. James I. TAYLOR, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided June 28, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Fred Warren Bennett, Washington, D.C. (appointed by this Court), for appellant.

Peter R. Reilly, Asst. U.S. Atty., with whom Harold H. Titus, Jr., U.S. Atty., John A. Terry, and Charles H. Roistacher, Asst. U. S. Attys., were on the brief for appellee.

Before LEVENTHAL and MacKINNON, Circuit Judges, and WYZANSKI, Senior United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts.


Appellant was charged with escape from custody of the Attorney General in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 751(a). The Government's proof showed that following conviction in the District Court in Criminal Case No. 616-69, on a charge of robbery, appellant was sentenced on March 3, 1970, to the custody of the Attorney General for a term of two to six years. Appellant served part of his sentence at Lorton Reformatory. On January 11, 1971, he was admitted to...

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