Gompers v. United States
Significance, The Provisions Of The Constitution Are Not Mathematical Formulas, Impact, Samuel Gompers
That the alleged contempt took place more than three years before the proceedings began and therefore beyond the statute of limitations.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Alton B. Parker
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
J. J. Darlington
Justices for the Court
William Rufus Day, Oliver Wendell Holmes (writing for the Court), Charles Evans Hughes, Joseph Rucker Lamar, Horace Harmon Lurton, Joseph McKenna, Edward Douglass White
Mahlon Pitney, Willis Van Devanter
Date of Decision
11 May 1914
The Court reversed the decision of the lower court based on the statue of limitations to punish contempt was three years.
- Green v. United States, 356 U.S. 165 (1958).
- United States v. Barnett, 377 U.S. 973 (1964).
- Bloom v. Illinois, 391 U.S. 194 (1968).
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