Thompson v. Utah
170 U.S. 343 (1898)

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Thompson v. Utah, 170 U.S. 343 (1898)

Thompson v. Utah

No. 553

Argued March 4, 6, 1898

Decided April 25, 1898

170 U.S. 343

Syllabus

The provision in the Constitution of the Utah providing for the trial of criminal cases, not capital, in courts of general jurisdiction by a jury composed of eight persons, is ex post facto in its application to felonies committed before the territory became a state.

Page 170 U. S. 344

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