Calton v. Utah
130 U.S. 83 (1889)

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Calton v. Utah, 130 U.S. 83 (1889)

Calton v. Utah

No. 1408

Argued January 2, 1883

Decided March 11, 1889

130 U.S. 83

ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT

OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH

Syllabus

A statute of Utah provided that every person guilty of murder in the first degree shall suffer death, or, upon the recommendation of the jury, may be imprisoned at hard labor in the penitentiary for life at the discretion of the court.

Held:

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