Cogen v. United States
278 U.S. 221 (1929)

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Cogen v. United States, 278 U.S. 221 (1929)

Cogen v. United States

No. 8

Argued November 20, 1928

Decided January 2, 1929

278 U.S. 221

Syllabus

An application by a defendant in a criminal case, after indictment and before trial, for a summary order requiring the United States Attorney to return papers taken from the defendant without a warrant, and for the suppression of all evidence obtained therefrom, held not to be an independent proceeding; the order of the district court denying the application held interlocutory and not independently appealable.

24 F.2d 308 affirmed.

Certiorari, 277 U.S. 579, to a judgment of the circuit court of appeals which dismissed a writ of error to an order of the district court denying an application for return of papers and for suppression of evidence in a criminal case.

Page 278 U. S. 222

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