No. 472.

165 U.S. 486 (1897)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 15, 1897.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. William S. Forrest and Mr. A.H. Garland for plaintiff in error.

Mr. Attorney General and Mr. Assistant Attorney General Dickinson for defendants in error.

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

In passing upon this case we shall notice only such errors as were pressed upon our attention in the argument or briefs of counsel.

1. The first assignment is to the alleged error of the court in overruling the motion of the defendant, made prior to the trial, to require the District Attorney to file the printed matter alleged in the indictment to be obscene, lewd, lascivious and...

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