No. 710.

162 U.S. 592 (1896)

16 S.Ct. 900

40 L.Ed. 1082


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 13, 1896.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Cornelius J. Jones for plaintiff in error. Mr. Emanuel M. Hewlett was with him on his brief.

Mr. Frank Johnston, attorney general of Mississippi, submitted on his brief.

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

1. For the reasons stated in the opinion of the court in Gibson v. Mississippi, ante, 565, just decided, it must be adjudged that the petition of the accused for the removal of the prosecution into the Circuit Court of the United States was properly denied. Neither the constitution nor the laws of Mississippi, by their language reasonably...

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