Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. J.A.W. Smith and Mr. L.T. Michener for appellant. Mr. D.D. Shelby, Mr. J.H. Parsons, Jr., Mr. W.W. Dudley and Mr. R.R. McMahon were on their brief.
Mr. Assistant Attorney General Dodge for appellees.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE PECKHAM, after stating the facts, delivered the opinion of the court.
The question here presented is whether the President of the United States has power to remove a district attorney, who had been duly appointed, when such removal occurs within the period of four years from the date of his appointment, and to appoint a successor to that officer by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The appellant in this case claims that the President has no...
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