Defendant, as payee, knowingly negotiated forged checks at Jackson, Michigan. The checks were forwarded to the drawee bank in Missouri for payment and were returned unpaid. Defendant was convicted for violation of the National Stolen Property Act. The Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed on authority of Kann v. United States. On certiorari to the United States Supreme Court, held, reversed. The circuit court erred in basing its interpretation of the National Stolen Property Act on Kann v. United States. Two justices dissented without opinion. United States v. Sheridan, (U.S. 1946) 67 S. Ct. 332.
Edward S. Tripp,
CRIMINAL LAW-NATIONAL STOLEN PROPERTY ACT--APPLICATION OF KANN v. UNITED STATES,
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