Carl Wheeler, Appellant, v. United States of America, Appellee, 416 F.2d 1257 (9th Cir. 1969)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 416 F.2d 1257 (9th Cir. 1969) October 22, 1969

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of California; Fred Kunzel, Judge.

Allen J. Kent (argued), of Carroll & Anderson, Indio, Cal., for appellant.

Ralph A. Fine (argued), Edwin L. Weisl, Jr., Asst. Atty. Gen., Morton Hollander, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., Edwin L. Miller, Jr., U. S. Atty., San Diego, Cal., for appellee.

Before DUNIWAY and HUFSTEDLER, Circuit Judges, and BYRNE,*  District Judge.


The judgment appealed from is affirmed on the authority of Feres v. United States, 1950, 340 U.S. 135, 71 S. Ct. 153, 95 L. Ed. 152 and United States v. Lee, 9 Cir., 1968, 400 F.2d 558, cert. denied, 393 U.S. 1053, 89 S. Ct. 691, 21 L. Ed. 2d 695.


Honorable William M. Byrne, United States District Judge, Central District of California, sitting by designation