247 F.2d 105: Clarence B. Dandridge, Appellant, v. United States of America, Appellee
United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit. - 247 F.2d 105
Argued June 18, 1957 Decided July 8, 1957 Writ of Certiorari Granted November 12, 1957
Mr. Bernard Dunau (appointed by this Court), Washington, D. C., for appellant.
Mr. Alfred Burka, Asst. U. S. Atty., with whom Messrs. Oliver Gasch, U. S. Atty., Lewis Carroll and Alexander L. Stevas, Asst. U. S. Attys., were on the brief, for appellee.
Before EDGERTON, Chief Judge, and PRETTYMAN and BURGER, Circuit Judges.
Appellant urges that the District Court abused its discretion in denying his motion to withdraw a plea of guilty to a charge of assault with a deadly weapon contemporaneous with dismissal of a charge of carrying a dangerous weapon.
A hearing was conducted in which the District Judge questioned appellant and his counsel on the circumstances surrounding the making of a plea of guilty before he denied the motion. We find no abuse of discretion.
EDGERTON, Chief Judge, dissents.