United States v. Marchant & Colson
25 U.S. 480 (1827)

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United States v. Marchant & Colson, 25 U.S. 12 Wheat. 480 480 (1827)

United States v. Marchant & Colson

25 U.S. (12 Wheat.) 480

Syllabus

Where two or more persons are jointly charged in the same indictment with a capital offense, they have not a right, by law, to be tried separately, without the consent of the prosecutor, but such separate trial is a matter to be allowed in the discretion of the court.

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