United States ex rel. McCann v. Adams
320 U.S. 220 (1943)

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United States ex rel. McCann v. Adams, 320 U.S. 220 (1943)

United States ex rel. McCann v. Adams

No. 371

Decided November 8, 1943

320 U.S. 220

Syllabus

The petition to the District Court for a writ of habeas corpus adequately raised the issue, not previously adjudicated, whether, in a prosecution in the District Court which resulted in a judgment of conviction, the petitioner had intelligently, with full knowledge of his rights and capacity to understand them, waived his right to the assistance of counsel and to trial by jury, and, in the circumstances, the petitioner was entitled to an opportunity to establish his claim. P. 320 U. S. 221.

136 F.2d 680 reversed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari to review the affirmance of an order denying an application for a writ of habeas corpus.

Page 320 U. S. 221

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