Manton v. United States - Significance, "without Regard To The Merits", "conspiracy Constitutes The Offense"
Martin T. Manton, George M. Spector
Reversal of conviction for conspiracy to obstruct the administration of justice and to defraud the United States, and dismissal of sentence.
Chief Lawyers for Appellants
William J. Hughes, Harry E. Rat
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
John T. Cahill
George Sutherland, Harlan F. Stone, Charles E. Clark
New York, New York
Date of Decision
4 December 1939
Manton's conviction was upheld. He was sentenced to two years imprisonment and $10,000 fine.
- "Ex-Judge Manton of U.S. Bench Here." The New York Times, November 18, 1946, p. 23
- "Manton Conviction in Sale of Justice Upheld on Appeal." New York Times, December 5, 1939, p. 1.
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