State v. A. C. Laster

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. A. C. Laster
Case Date: 
1919
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Commit Rape

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
68
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Meddie Nobbs is the victim. She testified that she was 17 at the time of the trial and lived near Sardis, Tenn., with her parents. She stated that she lived in Decatur County on land owned by Laster in 1918. Nobbs stated that Laster was her uncle as he was married to her mother's sister. Meddie Nobbs' 14 year old sister, Minnie Lee Nobbs, also testified at the trial as well as Meddie's mother, Mrs. Arch Nobbs.