Pinkerton v. United States


Pinkerton v. United States by William O. Douglas
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Pinkerton v. United States, 328 U.S. 640 (1946), is a case in the Supreme Court of the United States. The case enunciated the principle of Pinkerton liability, a prominent concept in the law of conspiracy. Excerpted from Pinkerton v. United States on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Court Documents

United States Supreme Court

328 U.S. 640

PINKERTON et al.  v.  UNITED STATES.

 Argued: May 1, 1946. --- Decided: June 10, 1946

See 67 S.Ct. 26.

Mr. John S. Tucker, Jr., of Birmingham, Ala., for petitioners.

Mr. W. Marvin Smith, of Washington, D.C., for respondent.

Mr. Justice DOUGLAS delivered the opinion of the Court.

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