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Meyers v. United States
Citation:336 U.S. 912 (1948)
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At trial the prosecution sought to establish the content of one Lamarre’s testimony before a United States Senate subcommittee. William P. Rogers, chief counsel to the committee, examined Lamarre before the subcommittee. The trial court allowed Rogers to testify as to the contents of Lamarre’s testimony. Later, the Government introduced a stenographic transcript of that testimony despite the defendant’s objection.
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