United States v. Weissman
266 U.S. 377 (1924)

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United States v. Weissman, 266 U.S. 377 (1924)

United States v. Weissman

No. 391

Argued December 5, 1924

Decided December 15, 1924

266 U.S. 377

Syllabus

The proviso of the Criminal Appeals Act "[t]hat no writ of error shall be taken by or allowed the United States in any case where there has been a verdict in favor of the defendant" applies to a verdict directed by the court before opening statement or introduction of evidence upon the ground that the indictment failed to charge an offense. P. 266 U. S. 378.

Writ of error dismissed.

Error to the district court under the Criminal Appeals Act.

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