No. 82-1467.

683 F.2d 817 (1982)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Ron "Ronnie" JONES, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

Decided June 24, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael Morchower, John B. Boatwright, III, and Morchower & Luxton, Richmond, Va., on brief, for appellant.

David P. Baugh and Patricia A. Kerwin, Asst. U. S. Atty., Richmond, Va., on brief, for appellee.

Before BUTZNER, MURNAGHAN and ERVIN, Circuit Judges.

MURNAGHAN, Circuit Judge:

A commitment for civil contempt has been imposed following refusal by Ron "Ronnie" Jones to answer questions posed to him in an appearance, on May 20, 1982, before a federal grand jury sitting in Richmond, Virginia. The continued failure to answer could lead to incarceration for as much as ten months, the remaining prospective life of the grand jury. To allow for the possibility of an extension or...

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