Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. G.M. Lambertson for petitioners.
Mr. L.C. Burr opposing, on behalf of Parsons.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE GRAY, after stating the case as above reported, delivered the opinion of the court.
The question presented by this petition of the mayor and councilmen of the city of Lincoln for a writ of habeas corpus is whether it was within the jurisdiction and authority of the Circuit Court of the United States, sitting as a court of equity, to make the order under which the petitioners are held by the marshal.
Under the Constitution and laws of the...
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