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PENNER v. UNITED STATES, 399 U.S. 522 (1970)

United States Supreme Court


No. 1532

Decided: June 29, 1970

Certiorari granted; 420 F.2d 344, vacated and remanded to District Court.


On the basis of a confession of error by the Solicitor General and of an independent review of the record, the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the judgment of the Court of Appeals is vacated, and the case is remanded to the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma with instructions to dismiss the indictment. [399 U.S. 522, 523]  

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PENNER v. UNITED STATES, 399 U.S. 522 (1970)

Citation: 399 U.S. 522

Docket No: No. 1532

Decided: June 29, 1970

Court: United States Supreme Court

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