Thompson v. Utah, 170 U.S. 343 (1898)
U.S. Supreme CourtThompson v. Utah, 170 U.S. 343 (1898)
Thompson v. Utah
Argued March 4, 6, 1898
Decided April 25, 1898
170 U.S. 343
The provision in the Constitution of the Utah providing for the trial of criminal cases, not capital, in courts of general jurisdiction by a jury composed of eight persons, is ex post facto in its application to felonies committed before the territory became a state.