228 F2d 646 Fentress v. United States

228 F.2d 646

97 U.S.App.D.C. 132

Leonard S. FENTRESS, Appellant,


UNITED STATES of America, Appellee.

No. 12720.

United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit.

Argued Dec. 19, 1955.

Decided Dec. 29, 1955.

Petition for Rehearing Denied Feb. 1, 1956.

Mr. Harry J. Ahern, Washington, D.C., for appellant.

Mr. John D. Lane, Asst. U.S. Atty., with whom Messrs. Leo A. Rover, U.S. Atty., and Lewis Carroll and Alexander L. Stevas, Asst. U.S. Atty., were on the brief, for appellee.

Before EDGERTON, Chief Judge, and BAZELON and BASTIAN, Circuit judges.


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The defendant appeals from a conviction for falsely representing himself as a notary public and attempting to exercise the authority of a notary public. D.C.Code 1951, § 22-1304, 31 Stat. 1330, as amended. We find no error affecting substantial rights.