Marks v. Shoup - 181 U.S. 562 (1901)
U.S. Supreme Court
Marks v. Shoup, 181 U.S. 562 (1901)
Marks v. Shoup
Submitted February 28, 1901
Decided May 13, 1901
181 U.S. 562
Under the law of Oregon which was in force in Alaska when the seizure and levy of the plaintiff's goods were made by the defendant as marshal of Alaska under a writ of attachment, that officer could not, by virtue of his writ, lawfully take the property from the possession of a third person, in whose possession he found it.
The case is stated in the opinion of the court.