St. Pierre v. United States
319 U.S. 41 (1943)

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U.S. Supreme Court

St. Pierre v. United States, 319 U.S. 41 (1943)

St. Pierre v. United States

No. 687

Argued April 15, 1943

Decided May 3, 1943

319 U.S. 41

Syllabus

1. The sentence which this Court granted certiorari to review having been fully served, and petitioner not having shown that, under either state or federal law, further penalties or disabilities can be imposed on him as a result of the judgment, the cause is moot, and the writ of certiorari is dismissed. P. 319 U. S. 42.

2. The moral stigma of a judgment which no longer affects legal rights does not present a case or controversy for appellate review. P. 319 U. S. 43.

Dismissed.

Certiorari, 318 U.S. 751, to review the affirmance (132 F.2d 837) of a sentence to imprisonment for contempt of court.

Page 319 U. S. 42

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