Heflin v. United States, No. 137

CourtUnited States Supreme Court
Writing for the CourtDOUGLAS
Citation3 L.Ed.2d 407,79 S.Ct. 451,358 U.S. 415
PartiesLurton Lewis HEFLIN, Jr., Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES of America
Docket NumberNo. 137
Decision Date24 February 1959
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  • U.S. v. Rigas, No. 08-3218.
    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Third Circuit
    • October 21, 2009
    ...lenity when required to determine the intent of Congress in punishing multiple aspects of the same criminal act." Heflin v. United States, 358 U.S. 415, 419, 79 S.Ct. 451, 3 L.Ed.2d 407 (1959); see also Bell v. United States, 349 U.S. 81, 83, 75 S.Ct. 620, 99 L.Ed. 905 (1955) ("When Congres......
  • People v. Miramon, Cr. 40422
    • United States
    • California Court of Appeals
    • February 23, 1983
    ...77 S.Ct. 403, 1 L.Ed.2d 370; United States v. Gaddis, supra, 424 U.S. 544, 96 S.Ct. 1023, 47 L.Ed.2d 222; Heflin v. United States (1959) 358 U.S. 415; Milanovich v. United States (1961) 365 U.S. 551, 81 S.Ct. 728, 5 L.Ed.2d 773.) The statute does not punish an innocent but mistaken taking o......
  • People v. Miles, No. S140413.
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court (California)
    • May 29, 2008
    ...of section 2113(b) as distinct from a forcible taker convicted under section 2113(a). As recounted in Heflin v. United States (1959) 358 U.S. 415, 79 S.Ct. 451, 3 L.Ed.2d 407, section 2113(c), which punishes the knowing receipt or possession of money or property stolen from a bank, credit u......
  • United States v. Malcolm, No. 840
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit)
    • September 23, 1970
    ...Fed.R.Crim.P. Hill v. United States, supra, 368 U.S. at 430, 82 S.Ct. 468; Heflin v. United States, 358 U.S. 432 F.2d 815 415, 418, 422, 79 S.Ct. 451, 3 L.Ed.2d 407 Appellate courts, however, do have power to review a denial of collateral relief on a claim that a sentence is the product of ......
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  • Whalen v. United States, No. 78-5471
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • April 16, 1980
    ...See, e. g., Simpson v. United States; Harris v. United States, 359 U.S. 19, 79 S.Ct. 560, 3 L.Ed.2d 597 (1959); Heflin v. United States, 358 U.S. 415, 79 S.Ct. 451, 3 L.Ed.2d 407 (1959); Prince v. United States, 352 U.S. 322, 77 S.Ct. 403, 1 L.Ed.2d 370 (1957); Pereira v. United States, 347......
  • Ramirez-Burgos v. United States, Civil No. 11–2040(DRD).
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — District of Puerto Rico
    • December 23, 2013
    ...14. Motions under § 2255 have often been construed as civil actions, much like habeas corpus proceedings. See Heflin v. United States, 358 U.S. 415, 418 n. 7, 79 S.Ct. 451, 3 L.Ed.2d 407 (1959), cited in Rogers v. United States, 180 F.3d 349, 352 n. 3 (1st Cir.1999). 15. See 28 U.S.C. § 225......
  • U.S. v. Rigas, No. 08-3218.
    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Third Circuit
    • October 21, 2009
    ...lenity when required to determine the intent of Congress in punishing multiple aspects of the same criminal act." Heflin v. United States, 358 U.S. 415, 419, 79 S.Ct. 451, 3 L.Ed.2d 407 (1959); see also Bell v. United States, 349 U.S. 81, 83, 75 S.Ct. 620, 99 L.Ed. 905 (1955) ("When Congres......
  • Rogers v. U.S., No. 98-2215
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (1st Circuit)
    • May 5, 1999
    ...Motions under § 2255 have often been construed as civil actions, much like habeas corpus proceedings. See Heflin v. United States, 358 U.S. 415, 418 n. 7, 79 S.Ct. 451, 3 L.Ed.2d 407 (1959) ("[A] motion under section 2255, like a petition for habeas corpus is not a proceeding in the origina......
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