United States v. Storrs
272 U.S. 652 (1926)

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U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Storrs, 272 U.S. 652 (1926)

United States v. Storrs

No. 95

Argued November 24, 1926

Decided December 13, 1926

272 U.S. 652

Syllabus

A plea to abate an indictment because of the presence of a court stenographer at the grand jury investigation and of improper participation in the proceedings by the district attorney does not cease to be a plea in abatement and become a plea in bar, within the

Page 272 U. S. 653

meaning of the Criminal Appeals Act, from the circumstance that, by the time when it was sustained, the statute of limitations had intervened to prevent further prosecution. P. 272 U. S. 654.

Writ of error dismissed.

Error to a judgment of the district court sustaining a plea and abating an indictment.

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