In re Manning
139 U.S. 504 (1891)

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U.S. Supreme Court

In re Manning, 139 U.S. 504 (1891)

In re Manning

No. 1607

Submitted March 17, 1891

Decided April 6, 1891

139 U.S. 504

ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT

OF THE STATE OF WISCONSIN

Syllabus

A person is not denied the equal protection of the laws nor deprived of liberty without clue process of law in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution by being tried and sentenced to imprisonment by a judge who, although appointed by the governor without authority, is a judge de facto of a court de jure by the law of the state as declared by its highest court.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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