United States v. Shipp
215 U.S. 580 (1909)

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United States v. Shipp, 215 U.S. 580 (1909)

United States v. Shipp

No. 4, Original [No. 5, original, of October Term, 1908]

Opinion delivered June 1, 1909

Sentence pronounced November 15, 1909*

215 U.S. 580

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NFORMATION IN CONTEMPT

On June 1, 1909, after the opinion and judgment of the Court ( 214 U. S. 214 U.S. 403) were delivered, The Solicitor General moved in open for sentence, and thereupon the defendants Shipp, Gibson, Williams, Nolan, Padgett and Mayes moved for leave to present petition for rehearing and the Court ordered that they be allowed thirty days to present a

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motion for leave to file a petition for rehearing and that they be remanded to custody to be released on their respective recognizances in $1,000 each to be taken by the District Judge of the United States for the Eastern District of Tennessee. On June 7, 1909, a certificate of the said judge that such recognizances had been taken was filed in this Court.

The motions for leave to file petitions for rehearing were received by the clerk of this Court during vacation (June 1-October 11, 1909). November 1, 1909. Leave to file petitions for rehearing denied and the above named six defendants ruled to appear for judgment on November 15, 1909.

On November 15, 1909, Mr. Solicitor General Bowers announced to the Court that the said six defendants were present in court in response to the rule issued against them, and asked that sentence be pronounced.

These defendants were then called to the bar by the clerk.

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