Tolley B. Spriggs, Appellant v. United States of America, Appellee, 205 F.2d 885 (D.C. Cir. 1953)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit - 205 F.2d 885 (D.C. Cir. 1953) Submitted June 22, 1953
Decided June 30, 1953
Writ of Certiorari Denied October 12, 1953

See 74 S. Ct. 45.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Mr. H. Clifford Allder, Washington, D. C., submitted on the brief for appellant.

Mr. Edward O. Fennell, Asst. U. S. Atty., submitted on the brief for appellee. Messrs. Leo A. Rover, U. S. Atty., and William J. Peck, Asst. U. S. Atty., were also on the brief for appellee. Messrs. Charles M. Irelan, U. S. Atty., and Joseph M. Howard and William R. Glendon, Asst. U. S. Attys., at the time the record was filed, also entered appearances for appellee.

Before BAZELON, FAHY and WASHINGTON, Circuit Judges.


The appellant was convicted by a jury of the crime of abortion, resulting in death, as defined in § 22-201, D.C.Code (1951). This appeal from the judgment which followed presents no basis whatever for reversal.