Maxwell v. Dow
Significance, Maxwell's Claim, After Maxwell, Further Readings
Charles L. Maxwell
George N. Dow, Warden of the Utah State Prison
That he had been wrongfully convicted of robbery, based on violation of his rights under the Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
J. W. N. Whitecotton
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Alexander C. Bishop
Justices for the Court
David Josiah Brewer, Henry Billings Brown, Horace Gray, Melville Weston Fuller, Joseph McKenna, Rufus Wheeler Peckham (writing for the Court), George Shiras, Jr., Edward Douglass White
John Marshall Harlan I
Date of Decision
26 February 1900
Upheld the appellant's conviction.
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