Brasfield v. United States
272 U.S. 448 (1926)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Brasfield v. United States, 272 U.S. 448 (1926)

Brasfield v. United States

No. 243

Argued October 21, 1926

Decided November 22, 1926

272 U.S. 448

Syllabus

1. An inquiry, put by the trial judge to a jury unable to agree, asking the extent of its division numerically is per se ground for reversal. P. 272 U. S. 449.

2. Failure of counsel to particularize an exception to such an inquiry does not preclude this Court from correcting the error. P. 272 U. S. 450.

8 F.2d 472 reversed.

Certiorari (269 U.S. 550) to a judgment of the circuit court of appeals affirming a conviction in a prosecution for conspiracy.

Page 272 U. S. 449

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