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Newman v. United States
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
127 U.S.App.D.C. 263, 382 F.2d 479 (D.C.Cir. 1967)
A federal prosecutor charged Joseph Newman (defendant) and Anderson with the same crimes. The prosecutor (plaintiff) reached a plea deal with Anderson but refused to offer the same deal to Newman. Newman appealed, arguing that the refusal violated due process, equal protection, and equal standing.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Burger, J.)
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