Brown v. United States
159 U.S. 100 (1895)

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Brown v. United States, 159 U.S. 100 (1895)

Brown v. United States

No. 863

Submitted March 5, 1895

Decided June 3, 1895

159 U.S. 100

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS

An instruction on the trial of a person indicted for murder whereby the verdict of guilty of murder or manslaughter turns alone upon an inquiry as to the way in which the killing was done is held to be reversible error.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 159 U. S. 101

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN delivered the opinion of the Court.

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