No. 637.

155 U.S. 271 (1894)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 3, 1894.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. A.H. Garland for plaintiff in error.

Mr. Assistant Attorney General Whitney, for defendants in error.

MR. JUSTICE SHIRAS, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.

The record discloses that, while the trial was proceeding, a jury having been sworn and a witness examined, the fact that one of the jury was disqualified, by having been a member of the grand jury that found the indictment, became known to the court. Thereupon the court, without the consent of the defendant, and under exception, discharged the jury, and directed that another jury should...

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