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UNITED STATES V. DEWALT, 128 U. S. 393 (1888)

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United States v. DeWalt, 128 U.S. 393 (1888)

United States v. DeWalt

No. 81

Argued November 15, 1888

Decided November 19, 1888

128 U.S. 393


On the authority of Mackin v. United States, 117 U. S. 348, it is again held that imprisonment in a state prison or penitentiary, with or without hard labor, is an infamous punishment.

This was an appeal from a judgment on an application for a writ of habeas corpus discharging the prisoner. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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