Long v. AnsellAnnotate this Case
293 U.S. 76 (1934)
U.S. Supreme Court
Long v. Ansell, 293 U.S. 76 (1934)
Long v. Ansell
Argued October 15, 1934
Decided November 5, 1934
293 U.S. 76
1. A Senator of the United States, while in the District of Columbia in attendance at a session of the Senate, is immune under Constitution, Art. I, § 6, cl. 1, from arrest in a civil case but not from the service of a summons. P. 293 U. S. 82.
2. This constitutional privilege must not be confused with the common law rule that witnesses, suitors, and their attorneys, while in attendance in connection with the conduct of one suit, are immune from service in another. P. 293 U. S. 83.
63 App.D.C. 68, 69 F.2d 386, affirmed.
Certiorari, 292 U.S. 619, to review the affirmance of an order denying a motion to quash a summons and the service thereof in an action for libel.