State v. James Cummings, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. James Cummings, et al.
Case Date: 
1857
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Official Duty

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
4
Notes / Description: 

James Cummings was elected sheriff of Hamilton County, then apparently exhibited behaviors contrary to those required by law. This brief lists statues pertaining to proper duties of office, most of which have to do with housing prisoners. Incomplete case ; brief and earlier filing only.