United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Lee Alfred Smith, Defendant-appellant, 451 F.2d 601 (9th Cir. 1971)

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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 451 F.2d 601 (9th Cir. 1971)

Dec. 20, 1971

Barry J. Portman (argued), Deputy Federal Public Defender, John K. Van De Kamp, Federal Public Defender, Los Angeles, Cal., for defendant-appellant.

Chester L. Brown, Asst. U. S. Atty. (argued), Robert L. Meyer, U. S. Atty., Eric A. Nobles, Asst. U. S. Atty. & Chief, Criminal Division, Tom G. Kontos, Asst. U. S. Atty., Los Angeles, Cal., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before DUNIWAY and ELY, Circuit Judges, CROCKER, District Judge* .


The judgment of conviction must be reversed. United States v. Andersen, 9 Cir., 1971, 447 F.2d 1063; United States v. Zaragoza, 9 Cir., 1971, 449 F.2d 1278.

Reversed. The mandate will issue forthwith, and the indictment shall be dismissed. A petition for rehearing will not be entertained.


Honorable M. D. Crocker, United States District Judge, Eastern District of California, sitting by designation