C. Runcie Clements, et al. v. A. H. Roberts, Governor, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
C. Runcie Clements, et al. v. A. H. Roberts, Governor, et al.
Case Date: 
1920
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Petitions for Certiorari

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
262
Notes / Description: 

The petitioners are C.R. Clements, Rufus E Fort, Edward Buford, Dudley Gale, James A Yowell, and A.S. Warren. Defendants are A.H. Roberts, Gov. of Tenn, and Ike B. Stevens, Sec of State of Tenn, A.L Todd, Speaker of the Senate, Seth Walker Speaker of House. The complainants are basically stating that the Governor and General Assembly of TN are conducting a Special Session to deal with the Suffrage Amendment and the complainants believe that it is an illegal special session.