United States v. Monia - 317 U.S. 424 (1943)


U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Monia, 317 U.S. 424 (1943)

United States v. Monia

No. 248

Argued December 16, 1942

Decided January 11, 1943

317 U.S. 424

Syllabus

One who, in obedience to a subpoena, appears before a grand jury inquiring into an alleged violation of the Sherman Act, and gives testimony under oath substantially touching the alleged offense, obtains immunity from prosecution for that offense, pursuant to the terms of the Sherman Act, as amended, although he does not claim his privilege against self-incrimination. P. 317 U. S. 430.

Affirmed.

Appeal under the Criminal Appeals Act from a judgment overruling demurrers to special pleas in bar filed by the appellees to an indictment for violation of the Sherman Act.

Page 317 U. S. 425



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