United States v. Hutto, No. 1Annotate this Case
256 U.S. 524 (1921)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Hutto, No. 1, 256 U.S. 524 (1921)
United States v. Hutto, No. 1
Argued April 11, 1921
Decided June 1, 1921
256 U.S. 524
1. Revised Statutes, 2078, declaring that
"No person employed in Indian affair shall have any interest or concern in any trade with the Indians except for and on account of, the United States,"
and subjecting the offender to a pecuniary penalty and removal from office, includes transactions with tribal Indians involving land or other property in respect of which the government has no interest or control. P. 256 U. S. 526.
2. This section defines an offense against the United States within the meaning of Crim.Code § 37, whether it be itself punishable through a criminal prosecution or only through civil action for the penalty. P. 256 U. S. 528.
The case is stated in the opinion.
Official Supreme Court caselaw is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia caselaw is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.