Civ. A. No. 78-2661.

462 F.Supp. 914 (1978)

The PEOPLE of the United States of America ex rel. Arthur SNEAD, Daniel Snead, and 9-year-old Darryl Snead, Innocent Citizens of the United States, Victimized by a Frame-Up Prosecution by the Government of the United States, Plaintiffs, v. Hon. Ronald M. KIRKLAND and Carlos Sabinson, William T. Thees, Paul Nolan, George Bramley, John E. Bramley, and Daniel Kingston, Esquires, Special Agents, Hon. David Marston, Esq., Former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Hon. Norman Greenspan, Louis J. Ruch, David Strawbridge, and Frank Sherman, Esquires, Assistant United States Attorneys, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Hon. Austin McGreal, Nicholas J. Lisi, William Morrow, Bennett Weinstock, and David H. Kubert, Esquires, Defense Trial Attorneys, Bar of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Hon. J. William Ditter, Jr., Donald W. VanArtsdalen, Alfred L. Luongo, and Herbert A. Fogel, Judges, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Michael F. McNamee, Gary Crompton, and Samuel E. Doman, Bank Robbers, Informers-Perjurors and Collaborators for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, E. D. Pennsylvania.

December 27, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Arthur Snead, pro se.

Peter F. Vaira, U. S. Atty., and Joseph M. Gontram, Asst. U. S. Atty., Philadelphia, Pa., for named defendants who are Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, former U. S. Atty., and Asst. U. S. Attys., and U. S. Dist. Judges.

Robert S. Esposito, Philadelphia, Pa., for defendant Austin J. McGreal.

Nicholas J. Lisi, pro se.

William Morrow, pro se.

David H. Kubert, pro se.

Thomas J. Ziomek of White & Williams, Philadelphia, Pa., for defendant Bennett P. Weinstock.


LATCHUM, Chief Judge.

On July 21, 1978, Arthur Snead, a federal prisoner incarcerated at Lewisburg Penitentiary, instituted this pro se action1 by filing three documents entitled: (1) "Action for Mandamus to Show Cause Why Frame-up Bank Robbery Conviction Should Not Be Vacated, Set Aside and Dismissed with Prejudice Against Renewal", (2) "Complaint and Petition For Order To Show Cause", and (3) "Special...

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