2 U.S. 128 (____)

2 Dall. 128


Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Serjeant, for the libellant.

THE COURT inclined to think, that even after sentence, the mere offer of the husband would not, in all cases, be a cause for suspending it; and that the act left them a discretion, upon the offer being made, to hear the wife, and to continue the sentence in full force, if the circumstances of the case required it:(a) But they were clearly of opinion, that the defendant's answer was insufficient, and thereupon...

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