In re Neagle
Significance, The Seeds Of Vengeance, Murder Or Duty?, The "peace Of The United States"
Thomas Cunningham, Sheriff of the County of San Joaquin, California
That in killing Judge David S. Terry, Neagle was merely acting in his capacity as U.S. Marshall, charged with protecting the life of Supreme Court Justice Stephen J. Field, and that Neagle should therefore not be charged with murder.
Chief Lawyers for Plaintiff
California Attorney General G. A. Johnson, Z. Montgomery
Chief Defense Lawyers
Joseph H. Choate; William Henry Harrison Miller, U.S. Attorney General
Justices for the Court
Samuel Blatchford, Joseph P. Bradley, David Josiah Brewer, Horace Gray, John Marshall Harlan I, Samuel Freeman Miller
Melville Weston Fuller, Lucius Quintus C. Lamar (Stephen Johnson Field did not participate)
Date of Decision
That Neagle was indeed acting in his capacity as U.S. Marshall and was therefore not to be indicted for murder.
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