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Meyers v. United States
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
171 F.2d 800 (1948)
Bleriot Lamarre and Bennett Meyers (defendant) were charged with perjury-related crimes in connection with Lamarre’s testimony at a United States Senate hearing. At trial, the prosecution called William Rogers, who had questioned Lamarre at the Senate hearing, to testify to what Lamarre said at the hearing. The prosecution then introduced the stenographic transcript of the Senate hearing into evidence. The United States District Court for the District of Columbia convicted Meyers. Meyers appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Miller, J.)
Dissent (Prettyman, J.)
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