Claiborne v. United States,
465 U.S. 1305 (1984)

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Claiborne v. United States, 465 U.S. 1305 (1984)

Claiborne v. United States

No. A-615

Decided February 13, 1984

465 U.S. 1305


An application by a Federal District Judge to stay federal criminal proceedings against him is denied, since four Justices of this Court probably would not vote to grant certiorari to review, at this stage of the litigation, the Court of Appeals' rejection of applicant's claims that a sitting federal judge may not be criminally prosecuted before being removed from office by impeachment, and that the prosecution against him was "vindictive" or "selective."

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