State v. Elijah Lovett

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Elijah Lovett
Case Date: 
1849
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Other

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
6
Notes / Description: 

Lovett indicted for committing "an affray" by fighting in a public place with Garland Earles, who was both the prosecutor & a witness in the case. The indictment was quashed, and the State appealed that ruling to the SC.