United States v. RussellAnnotate this Case
255 U.S. 138 (1921)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Russell, 255 U.S. 138 (1921)
United States v. Russell
Argued January 17, 1921
Decided February 28, 1921
255 U.S. 138
1. An experimental approach through a third person to the corruption of a juror is enough to constitute an "endeavor" within Crim.Code, § 135. P. 255 U. S. 143.
2. The term "endeavor" in this section is not subject to the technical limitations of "attempt," but embraces any effort or essay to accomplish the evil purpose that the section was enacted to prevent. Id.
3. The section applies where the juror has been summoned to attend the session at which the trial in view is to be held, but has not been selected or sworn. Id.
The case is stated in the opinion.
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