Mariano Arcaya, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Delfin Enrique Paez, Defendant-appellee, 244 F.2d 958 (2d Cir. 1957)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 244 F.2d 958 (2d Cir. 1957) Submitted June 4, 1957
Decided June 17, 1957

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; Edward J. Dimock, Judge.

Plaintiff appeals from an order staying his action for damages for libel so long as defendant retains his status as Alternate Resident Representative of the Republic of Venezuela to the United Nations with the rank of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary. Reported below, D.C., 145 F. Supp. 464. Affirmed.

Mariano Arcaya, New York City, pro se.

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, New York City (Ernest A. Gross, New York City, of counsel), appearing specially for the purposes of this appeal, for defendant-appellee.

Before MEDINA, LUMBARD and WATERMAN, Circuit Judges.


Affirmed on the opinion of Judge Dimock, D.C., 145 F. Supp. 464.