United States v. Fries
3 U.S. 515 (1799)

Annotate this Case

U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Fries, 3 U.S. 3 Dall. 515 515 (1799)

United States v. Fries

3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 515

CIRCUIT COURT,

PENNSYLVANIA DISTRICT

Indictment for treason by levying war against the United States, at Bethlehem, in the County of Northampton. The prisoner, after a trial that lasted fifteen days, [Footnote 1] was convicted, whereupon Lewis and Dallas, his counsel, moved for a new trial on two general grounds.

1st, that there had been a mistrial.

2d, that there had not been an unbiased and impartial trial.

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.