Riley Woodard v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Riley Woodard v. State
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault, Felonious

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
35
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Joe Black was talking to Holton about a dime that Holton owed him. Woodard approached Holton and asked for a loan. He claims Black winked at Holton. Woodard then assaulted Black with a knife against the peace and dignity of the State. The defendant moved for a new trial (denied) and then prayed for an appeal to the next term of the Supreme Court at Nashville which is granted. Also included: State v. Riley Woodard