413 F2d 547 United States v. Youpee

413 F.2d 547

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee,
Lester Alvin YOUPEE, Jr., Defendant-Appellant.

No. 23824.

United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit.

August 11, 1969.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Montana; Russell E. Smith, Judge.

Ward Swanser (argued), Billings, Mont., for appellant.

Otis L. Packwood (argued), Asst. U. S. Atty., Moody Brickett, U. S. Atty., Clifford E. Schleusner, Asst. U. S. Atty., Butte, Mont., for appellee.

Before CHAMBERS and MERRILL, Circuit Judges, and POWELL, District Judge.


view counter

We think in this case too much possibility of a conflict between two defendants did develop on the eve of trial to continue to permit one court-appointed lawyer to represent both defendants.


Therefore, the judgment is reversed.