United States v. Davis
243 U.S. 570 (1917)

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United States v. Davis, 243 U.S. 570 (1917)

United States v. Davis

No. 621

Submitted April 11, 1917

Decided April 23, 1917

243 U.S. 570

Syllabus

When the trial court, besides holding the indictment defective for not following the language of the statute, bases its decision also upon the ground that the statute does not apply to the facts alleged, the decision as to the latter ground is reviewable under the Criminal Appeals Act.

A deputy clerk of the district court of Hawaii who converts to his own use fees deposited by litigants to secure the payment of costs in bankruptcy and other cases is punishable under § 97 of the Penal Code.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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