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U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Memorandum in Plea of Abatement of Indictment

Memorandum in plea for abatement of indictment for Criminal Case No. 14937: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this document, attorneys for Pendergast submit a request to void the indictment for the reason outlined within.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Memorandum and Order

Memorandum and order on the filing of affidavits of bias and prejudice for Criminal Case No. 14912: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this document, Judge Merrill E. Otis provides his response to Pendergast's affidavit that Otis has prejudice against the defendant. Otis denies any such prejudice or bias, but acknowledges a loophole that the attorneys of Pendergast used to file the affidavit on the defendant's behalf. As such, Otis is forced to order his replacement Judge Archibald K. Gardner to the case.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 14937: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this indictment, the defendants are charged with the illegal appropriation of $8,000,000.00 collected from the American Insurance Company and other insurance companies. The time line of this conspiracy is then detailed in "Overt Acts".

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 14912: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this indictment, the defendants are charged with the illegal appropriation of $8,000,000.00 collected from the American Insurance Company and other insurance companies. The time line of this conspiracy is then detailed in "Overt Acts".

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Demurrer of Defendant, T. J. Pendergast

Demurrer of defendant, T. J. Pendergast for Criminal Case No. 14937: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this document, attorneys for Pendergast outline their objections to the indictment in five separate points.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Demurrer of Defendant, T. J. Pendergast

Demurrer of defendant, T. J. Pendergast for Criminal Case No. 14912: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this document, attorneys for Pendergast outline their objection to the indictment in six separate points.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Demurrer of Defendant, R. E. O'Malley

Separate demurrer of defendant, Robert Emmet O'Malley for Criminal Case No. 14937: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this document, attorneys for O'Malley outline their objections to the indictment in 14 separate points.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Complaint

Complaint for Criminal Case No. 14912: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this document, Harry C. Blanton, United States Attorney, deposes that McCormack is a fugitive from justice in St. Louis, Missouri. Blanton, "prays that removal proceedings be instituted against said defendant to compel his appearance" in court.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Certificate of the Clerk

Certificate of the Clerk for Criminal Case No. 14912: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. A. L. Arnold certifies that because of personal bias and prejudice towards defendant T. J. Pendergast, Judge Merrill E. Otis is removed from the case and replaced with Judge Archibald K. Gardner.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Capias

Capias for Criminal Case No. 14937: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. This capias commands H. L. Dillingham, U.S. Marshal, to arrest the three defendants. Dillingham certifies on the back of the document that he procured Pendergast and O'Malley, but was unable to find McCormack.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Capias

Capias for Criminal Case No. 14912: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. This capias commands H. L. Dillingham, U.S. Marshal, to arrest the three defendants. Dillingham certifies on the back of the document that he procured Pendergast and O'Malley, but was unable to find McCormack.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Affidavit of Bias and Prejudice

Affidavit of bias and prejudice for Criminal Case No. 14937: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this affidavit, Pendergast claims that Judge Merrill E. Otis has a personal bias and prejudice against the defendant. Since Otis is also a judge in the cases Pendergast has illegal involvement in, Pendergast claims a personal bias.