Reid v. Jones, 187 U.S. 153 (1902)
U.S. Supreme CourtReid v. Jones, 187 U.S. 153 (1902)
Reid v. Jones
Argued October 21, 1902
Decided December 1, 1902
187 U.S. 153
One convicted in a state court for an alleged violation of the criminal statutes of the state, and who contends that he is held in violation of the Constitution of the United States, must ordinarily first take his case to the highest court of the state in which the judgment could be reviewed, and thence bring it, if unsuccessful there, to this Court by writ of error.
The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.