300 F2d 905 Simms v. United States

300 F.2d 905

Matthew B. SIMMS, Appellant,
UNITED STATES of America, Appellee.

No. 16615.

United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit.

Argued February 15, 1962.

Decided March 8, 1962.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia; John J. Sirica, Judge.

Mr. Neville Miller, Washington, D. C. (appointed by this court) for appellant.

Mr. Harold H. Titus, Jr., Asst. U. S. Atty., with whom Messrs. David C. Acheson, U. S. Atty., and Nathan J. Paulson, Asst. U. S. Atty., were on the brief, for appellee. Mr. Charles T. Duncan, Principal Asst. U. S. Atty., also entered an appearance for appellee.

Before WILBUR K. MILLER, Chief Judge, and WASHINGTON and BURGER, Circuit Judges.


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Appellant was found guilty of robbery chiefly on the testimony of the victim. He was allowed to appeal at public expense and with court appointed counsel who has diligently presented every possible claim available. We find no error.