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CALTON V. UTAH, 130 U. S. 83 (1889)
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Calton v. Utah, 130 U.S. 83 (1889)
Calton v. Utah
Argued January 2, 1883
Decided March 11, 1889
130 U.S. 83
ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT
OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH
A statute of Utah provided that every person guilty of murder in the first degree shall suffer death, or, upon the recommendation of the jury, may be imprisoned at hard labor in the penitentiary for life at the discretion of the court.
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