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Professional Responsibility Keyed to Jefferson
Pugach v. Klein
Citation:193 F. Supp. 630 (S.D.N.Y. 1961)
Pugach (Petitioner), a New York resident who was on trial for various crimes, filed this original petition for a writ of mandamus to compel the U.S. Attorney to prosecute an officer of the New York City Police Department, an Assistant District Attorney, and a County Judge. Pugach alleged that these individuals had violated federal law by intercepting his telephone conversations, interpreting their information, and divulging their contents and meaning to newspapers and a grand jury, resulting in his allegedly unlawful arrest, indictment, and detention.
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