No. 527.

273 U.S. 510 (1927)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 7, 1927.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Messrs. Edward P. Moulinier and James L. Magrish, pro hac vice, with whom Mr. Harry H. Shafer was on the brief, for plaintiff in error.

Messrs. Wayne B. Wheeler and Edward B. Dunford, with whom Messrs. D.W. Murphy and Charles M. Earhart were on the brief, for defendant in error.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE TAFT delivered the opinion of the Court.

The question in this case is whether certain statutes of Ohio, in providing for the trial by the mayor of a village of one accused of violating the Prohibition Act of the State, deprive the accused of due process of law and violate the Fourteenth Amendment to the Federal Constitution, because of the pecuniary and other interest...

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