No. 1527.

131 U.S. 176 (1889)

HANS NIELSEN, Petitioner.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 13, 1889.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Jeremiah M. Wilson and Mr. Franklin S. Richards for the petitioner, appellant.

Mr. Solicitor General, on behalf of the United States, opposing.

MR. JUSTICE BRADLEY, after stating the case as above reported, delivered the opinion of the court.

The first question to be considered, is, whether, if the petitioner's position was true, that he had been convicted twice for the same offence, and that the court erred in its decision, he could have relief by habeas corpus?

The objection to the remedy of habeas corpus, of course, would be, that there was...


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