Meyers v. United States
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
171 F.2d 800 (D.C. Cir. 1948)
In a trial for perjury, the prosecution sought to introduce into evidence the testimony of Rogers, the chief counsel of a senatorial committee, who sought to testify about the testimony of Lamarre regarding Meyers (defendant) before Rogers’s senatorial committee. A stenographic transcript of Lamarre’s testimony was available, but the trial court allowed Rogers to testify to Lamarre’s testimony orally from memory. After conviction on suborning perjury of Lamarre, Meyers appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Miller, J.)
Dissent (Prettyman, J.)
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