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UNITED STATES V. SWEET, 399 U. S. 517 (1970)

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United States v. Sweet, 399 U.S. 517 (1970)

United States v. Sweet

No. 577

Decided June 29, 1970

399 U.S. 517


Transfer of a case from the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to this Court under the certification provisions of the Criminal Appeals Act is improper where the appeal from the District Court to the Court of Appeals was pursuant to D.C.Code § 23-105, which does not provide for transfer to this Court. Moreover, the Court of Appeals has not determined that it lacked jurisdiction to hear the appeal under § 23-105, which is not affected by the Criminal Appeals Act. Case returned to Court of Appeals for further proceedings.

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