Shelton v. United States, No. 223

CourtUnited States Supreme Court
Writing for the CourtPER CURIAM
Citation78 S.Ct. 563,356 U.S. 26,2 L.Ed.2d 579
PartiesJay Paul SHELTON, petitioner, v. UNITED STATES of America. isc
Decision Date10 March 1958
Docket NumberM,No. 223

356 U.S. 26
78 S.Ct. 563
2 L.Ed.2d 579
Jay Paul SHELTON, petitioner,

v.

UNITED STATES of America.

No. 223, Misc.

Supreme Court of the United States

March 10, 1958

Jay Paul Shelton, pro se.

Solicitor General Rankin, for the United States.

On petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

PER CURIAM.

The motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and the petition for writ of certiorari are granted. Upon consideration of the entire record and confession of error by the Solicitor General that the plea of guilty may have been improperly obtained, the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is reversed and the case is remanded to the District Court for further proceedings.

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  • People v. West, Cr. 14453
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court (California)
    • December 3, 1970
    ...On petition for certiorari the United States Supreme Court noted confession of error by the Solicitor General and reversed per curiam. (356 U.S. 26, 78 S.Ct. 563, 2 L.Ed.2d 579 (1958).) The reversal did not specify the nature of the error, and left the validity of bargained guilty pleas in ......
  • State v. Smith, No. 279A99.
    • United States
    • North Carolina United States State Supreme Court of North Carolina
    • August 25, 2000
    ...25 L.Ed.2d 747, 760 (1970) (quoting Shelton v. United States, 246 F.2d 571, 572 n. 2 (5th Cir.1957) (en banc), rev'd on other grounds, 356 U.S. 26, 78 S.Ct. 563, 2 L.Ed.2d 579 Defendant contends, however, that the statutory formula for informing a defendant pleading guilty of the maximum an......
  • U.S. v. Pollard, No. 90-3276
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (District of Columbia)
    • May 28, 1992
    ...1472, 25 L.Ed.2d 747 (1970) (quoting Shelton v. United States, 246 F.2d 571, 572 n. 2 (5th Cir.1957) (en banc), rev'd on other grounds, 356 U.S. 26, 78 S.Ct. 563, 2 L.Ed.2d 579 (1958)). Almost anything lawfully within the power of a prosecutor acting in good faith can be offered in exchange......
  • Brady v. United States, No. 270
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • May 4, 1970
    ...(1966). 13. Shelton v. United States, 246 F.2d 571, 572 n. 2 (C.A.5th Cir. 1957) (en banc), rev'd on confession of error on other grounds, 356 U.S. 26, 78 S.Ct. 563, 2 L.Ed.2d 579 (1958). 14. Our conclusion in this regard seems to coincide with the conclusions of most of the lower federal c......
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  • People v. West, Cr. 14453
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court (California)
    • December 3, 1970
    ...On petition for certiorari the United States Supreme Court noted confession of error by the Solicitor General and reversed per curiam. (356 U.S. 26, 78 S.Ct. 563, 2 L.Ed.2d 579 (1958).) The reversal did not specify the nature of the error, and left the validity of bargained guilty pleas in ......
  • State v. Smith, No. 279A99.
    • United States
    • North Carolina United States State Supreme Court of North Carolina
    • August 25, 2000
    ...25 L.Ed.2d 747, 760 (1970) (quoting Shelton v. United States, 246 F.2d 571, 572 n. 2 (5th Cir.1957) (en banc), rev'd on other grounds, 356 U.S. 26, 78 S.Ct. 563, 2 L.Ed.2d 579 Defendant contends, however, that the statutory formula for informing a defendant pleading guilty of the maximum an......
  • U.S. v. Pollard, No. 90-3276
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (District of Columbia)
    • May 28, 1992
    ...1472, 25 L.Ed.2d 747 (1970) (quoting Shelton v. United States, 246 F.2d 571, 572 n. 2 (5th Cir.1957) (en banc), rev'd on other grounds, 356 U.S. 26, 78 S.Ct. 563, 2 L.Ed.2d 579 (1958)). Almost anything lawfully within the power of a prosecutor acting in good faith can be offered in exchange......
  • Brady v. United States, No. 270
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • May 4, 1970
    ...(1966). 13. Shelton v. United States, 246 F.2d 571, 572 n. 2 (C.A.5th Cir. 1957) (en banc), rev'd on confession of error on other grounds, 356 U.S. 26, 78 S.Ct. 563, 2 L.Ed.2d 579 (1958). 14. Our conclusion in this regard seems to coincide with the conclusions of most of the lower federal c......
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