McElvaine v. Brush
142 U.S. 155 (1891)

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McElvaine v. Brush, 142 U.S. 155 (1891)

McElvaine v. Brush

No. 1125

Argued December 7, 1891

Decided December 21, 1891

142 U.S. 155

Syllabus

The provisions in the New York Code of Criminal Procedure, §§ 491, 492, respecting the solitary confinement of convicts condemned to death are not in conflict with the Constitution of the United States as they are construed by the Court of Appeals of that state.

Page 142 U. S. 156

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