Briefs Filled In Shane Case.: Betting Questions at Issue Submitted to New York Court of Appeals Without Argument., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-06


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BRIEFS FILED IN SHANE CASE Betting Questions at Issue Submitted to New York Court of Appeals Without Argument Albany June 5 The appeal from an order of Supreme Court Justice Sctidder sustaining a writ of habaes corpus which directed the discharge from custody of Paul Shane arrested In Belmont Park Terminal track last June on a charge of violating tin antitrack gambling laws in accepting a bet was submitted to the Court of Appeals 4 4n n Tuesday without argument Briefs were filed by Shanes attorneys and by counsel for Charles F Gittins justice of peace of Nassau county Upon the decision of the Court of Appeals in this case rests the constitutionality of the antigambling laws en ¬ acted at the instance of Justice Charles E Hughes when he vas governor v vShane Shane was arrested June 1012 at Belmont Park Tcrmonal He had accepted several bets and was ap ¬ parently ready for all coiners when taken into cus ¬ tody He claimed that since the person with whom he mado the bet recorded it himself on a slip of paper which the bettor placed in bis pocket to lie redeemed if it carled for redemption after thu race no violation of the law was committed committedThe The contention of District Attorney Charles N Wysong of Nassau was that This note or memo ¬ randum made as charged iu the information shows not a private bet but a cleancut new system of a public gambling which the Legislature con ¬ demned

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