No. 73-1307.

497 F.2d 676 (1974)

Ralph NADER et al., Appellants v. William Bart SAXBE et al.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided April 4, 1974.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William A. Dobrovir, Washington, D. C., with whom Andra N. Oakes, Washington, D. C., was on the brief, for appellants.

Thomas G. Wilson, Atty., Dept. of Justice, with whom Morton Hollander, Atty., Dept. of Justice, was on the brief, for appellees. William D. Appler, Washington, D. C., also entered an appearance for appellees.

Before BAZELON, Chief Judge, WRIGHT, Circuit Judge, and WYZANSKI, Senior District Judge.

J. SKELLY WRIGHT, Circuit Judge:

Plaintiffs-appellants, a citizen of voting age and a nonprofit corporation (Public Citizen, Inc.), sought a declaratory judgment, a mandatory injunction, and an "order in the nature of mandamus" to compel the Attorney General and the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia1 "to exercise their discretion to initiate prosecutions" against violators of the 1925 Federal Corrupt Practices Act


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