In the Matter of Charles E. Bowden, Witness Before Grand Jury of the Western District of Washington, Appellant, 444 F.2d 546 (9th Cir. 1971)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 444 F.2d 546 (9th Cir. 1971) June 24, 1971

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Frederick O. Frederickson (argued), of Graham, McCord, Dunn, Moen, Johnston & Rosenquist, Seattle, Wash., for appellant.

James E. Figenshaw (argued), Barbara J. Svedberg, Attys., Dept. of Justice, San Francisco, Cal., for appellee.

Before KOELSCH, HUFSTEDLER and WRIGHT, Circuit Judges.


The order of the district court adjudging Charles E. Bowden guilty of civil contempt and directing his confinement, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1826, is affirmed. Stewart v. United States, 440 F.2d 954 (9th Cir. 1971); Charleston v. United States, 444 F.2d 504 (9th Cir. 1971).

A petition for rehearing will not be entertained. Issuance of a mandate is stayed for thirty days to enable appellant to apply for a writ of certiorari. If timely application for such writ is filed, the stay shall remain in effect until the application is denied or, if granted, pending determination of the cause by the Supreme Court.