Rodman v Pothier
264 U.S. 399 (1924)

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Rodman v Pothier, 264 U.S. 399 (1924)

Rodman v Pothier

No. 546

Argued March 14, 1924

Decided April 7, 1924

264 U.S. 399

Syllabus

Where a person was held for removal under an indictment charging murder on a military reservation under exclusive jurisdiction of the United States, and the existence of such exclusive jurisdiction involved consideration of many facts and seriously controverted questions of law, held that determination of that issue was for the court where the indictment was found, and was not open for decision in another district in habeas corpus. P. 264 U. S. 402.

291 F. 311 reversed.

Page 264 U. S. 400

Certiorari to a judgment of the circuit court of appeals which reversed a judgment of the district court dismissing a writ of habeas corpus, and ordered the prisoner discharged.

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