Andrew Scearce v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Andrew Scearce v. State
Case Date: 
1899
Cause/Crime: 
Assault and Battery

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
2
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff was convicted of aggravated assault and battery against the prosecutor, cutting him with a knife. Scearce charged that the prosecutor had sung a vulgar song, "Rye Straw," in the presence of Scearce's wife. The prosecutor and a witness swore that the song was "Bill Jones." Brief for the State only.