P. H. Monahan v. State& State v. P. H. Monahan

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
P. H. Monahan v. State& State v. P. H. Monahan
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Kill

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
352
Notes / Description: 

In this appeal, plaintiff had previous judgment of guilt regarding an assault with intent to commit murder in the first degree and malicious shooting case. Victim was Laura D. Carney. Result of jury trial was sentence of 10 yrs. in TN State Penitentiary Plaintiff, who lived at the Carney Boarding House and had been engaged to Laura, attempted to kill her once she ended their relationship. Plaintiffs lawyers claimed insanity, as two Monahan first cousins suffered this condition.