Moore v. Dempsey
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United States Supreme Court
MOORE v. DEMPSEY
Argued: Jan. 9, 1923. --- Decided: Feb 19, 1923
Messrs. U.S. Bratton, of Detroit, Mich., Scipio A. Jones, of Little Rock, Ark., and Moorfield Storey, of Boston, Mass., for appellants.
Mr. Elbert Godwin, of Melbourne, Ark., for appellee.
Mr. Justice HOLMES delivered the opinion of the Court.