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US v. NTREH, 01-1204

48 U.S.C. Section 1561 allows a felony prosecution in the Virgin Islands to proceed by either indictment or information, but because V.I. residents have no constitutional right to indictment by a grand jury, defendant did not have a right to a grand jury.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/04/2001
  • Decided 01/31/2002
  • Published 01/31/2002

Judges

  • Before:  BECKER, Chief Judge, NYGAARD and COWEN, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Carl F. Morey (Argued), Office of United States Attorney, St. Croix, USVI, Counsel for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Abraham N. Ntreh (Argued), Pro Se Appellee.
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