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JEROME V. UNITED STATES, 318 U. S. 101 (1943)

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Jerome v. United States, 318 U.S. 101 (1943)

Jerome v. United States

No. 325

Argued January 7, 1943

Decided February 1, 1943

318 U.S. 101


In § 2(a) of the federal Bank Robbery Act, which provides that

"whoever shall enter or attempt to enter any bank, or any building used in whole or in part as a bank, with intent to commit in such bank or building, or part thereof, so used, any felony or larceny"

shall be subject to the penalty therein prescribed, the word "felony" embraces only offenses which are felonies under federal law and affect banks protected by the Act. P. 318 U. S. 108.

130 F.2d 514, reversed.

Certiorari, 317 U.S. 606, to review the affirmance of a conviction for violation of the federal Bank Robbery Act.

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