State v. Earnest Wardlaw

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Earnest Wardlaw
Case Date: 
1907
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Attempted Murder

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
19
Notes / Description: 

Defendant originally found guilty of attempted murder in the shooting of Fed Robertson at the cabin of Bet Johnson. All parties African American. Defendant appealing verdict; asking for new trial. Also mentioned: Minnie Pearl Winbush, Bill Jackson & his brother, Frank Jackson.