454 F2d 214 Roderick v. State of Oregon H C

454 F.2d 214

Cleo Gene RODERICK, Plaintiff-Appellant,
STATE OF OREGON, H. C. Cupp, Warden, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 71-1596.

United States Court of Appeals,
Ninth Circuit.

Dec. 22, 1971.
Rehearing Denied Jan. 21, 1972.

John A. Pickard, of Dardano & Mowry, Portland, Or., for appellant.

Lee Johnson, Oregon Atty. Gen., John W. Osburn, Sol. Gen., Jim G. Russell, Asst. Atty. Gen., Salem, Or., for appellee.

Before CHAMBERS, WRIGHT and KILKENNY, Circuit Judges.


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The dismissal of Roderick's habeas corpus petition after a hearing is affirmed.


The arresting officers had reliable information that a felony warrant was outstanding in Idaho.


The search of the automobile which produced incriminating evidence was justified for the officers' own safety. And, when they found the gun, it was not required to be ignored legally.


Roderick's lineup is challenged. Although counsel was not present, Wade v. United States, 388 U.S. 218, 87 S.Ct. 1926, 18 L.Ed.2d 1149, is not retroactive. Stovall v. Denno, 388 U.S. 293, 87 S.Ct. 1967, 18 L.Ed.2d 1199. Assuming counsel had been present, it is not clear that there was anything bad about the lineup.


We find the points about unreasonable delay and cruel and unusual punishment to be without merit.