United States v. Davis
132 U.S. 334 (1889)

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United States v. Davis, 132 U.S. 334 (1889)

United States v. Davis

No. 1033

Submitted November 4, 1859

Decided December 9, 1889

132 U.S. 334

Syllabus

A regulation by the President to fix the length of service and compensation of special deputy marshals, or supervisors of elections, appointed in pursuance of the provisions in Rev.Stat. §§ 2012, 2016 and 2021, if it has any validity, cannot have a retroactive effect.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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