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195 US 158 Secundino Mendezona Mendezona v. United States

195 U.S. 158

24 S.Ct. 808

49 L.Ed. 136

SECUNDINO MENDEZONA y MENDEZONA, Plff. in Err.,
v.
UNITED STATES.

No. 584.

Supreme Court of the United States

Argued April 21, 22, 1904.

May 31, 1904

No brief or argument for plaintiff in error.

Solicitor General Hoyt and Mr. Lebbens R. Wilfley for defendant in error.

Mr. Justice Day delivered the opinion of the court:

1

This case involves the question just decided in Kepner v. United States, 194 U. S. —, ante, 797, 24 Sup. Ct. Rep. 797. The plaintiff in error was acquitted in the court of first instance, and convicted in the supreme court of the Philippine Islands.

2

For the reasons stated in the Kepner Case, the judgment herein is reversed, and the prisoner discharged.

3

Dissenting: Mr. Justice Brown, Mr. Justice White, Mr. Justice McKenna, and Mr. Justice Holmes.