CHANROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
US LAWS, STATUTES and CODES : Chan Robles Virtual Law Library USA Supreme Court Decisions | Resolutions : Chan Robles Virtual Law Library

ChanRobles™ Virtual Law Library™ | chanrobles.com™   
Main Index Repository of Laws, Statutes and Codes Latest Philippine Supreme Court Decisions Chan Robles Virtual Law Library Latest Legal Updates Philippine Legal Resources Significant Philippine Legal Resources Worldwide Legal Resources Philippine Supreme Court Decisions United States Legal Resources United States Supreme Court Jurisprudence ChanRobles LawTube - Social Network

ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : www.chanroblesbar.com DebtKollect Company, Inc. - Debt Collection Firm Intellectual Property Division - Chan Robles Law Firm

Philippine Supreme Court DecisionsChanRobles On-Line Bar Review

google search for chanrobles.comSearch for www.chanrobles.com


FOWLER V. WILKINSON, 353 U. S. 583 (1957)

Subscribe to Cases that cite 353 U. S. 583 RSS feed for this section

U.S. Supreme Court

Fowler v. Wilkinson, 353 U.S. 583 (1957)

Fowler v. Wilkinson

No. 620

Argued April 30, 1957

Decided June 3, 1957

353 U.S. 583

Syllabus

1. After a general court-martial had convicted a soldier of the two separate crimes of premeditated murder and attempted rape and had imposed an aggregate sentence of life imprisonment for both offenses, an Army Board of Review, after setting aside the conviction on the murder charge, had authority, under Article 66(c) of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, to reduce the sentence to the maximum sentence for attempted rape. Jackson v. Taylor, ante, p. 353 U. S. 569. Pp. 353 U. S. 583-585.

2. In a habeas corpus proceeding, a civil court may not revise a sentence imposed on a soldier by military authorities after his conviction by court-martial, on the ground that the sentence is arbitrarily severe. Carter v. McClaughry, 183 U. S. 365, followed. United States v. Voorhees, 4 U.S.C.M.A. 509, 16 C.M.R. 83, distinguished. Pp. 353 U. S. 584-585.

3. The action of the Board of Review in adjusting the sentence does not deprive the accused of any right of appellate review. P. 353 U. S. 585.

234 F.2d 615 affirmed.





Back
ChanRobles™ LawTube

google search for chanrobles.com Search for www.chanrobles.com


Supreme Court Decisions Philippine Supreme Court DecisionsUS Supreme Court Decisions



www.chanrobles.us




QUICK SEARCH

cralaw

Browse By ->> Volume


cralaw

Browse By ->> Year


cralaw

  Copyright © ChanRobles Publishing Company | Disclaimer | E-mail Restrictions
ChanRobles™ Virtual Law Library | chanrobles.com™
 
RED