D. G. Baker v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
D. G. Baker v. State
Case Date: 
1893
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Carrying an Illegal Weapon

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
24
Notes / Description: 

D.G. (Dock) Baker was accused of unlawfully carrying a pistol. Several witnesses testified that they believed the plaintiff was probably carrying a pistol but could not be certain. Plaintiff did not testify during the original trial and later complained that the jury used that fact against him when determining his guilt.