State v. John Winslow Martin

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. John Winslow Martin
Case Date: 
1849
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Liquor Violation

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
13
Notes / Description: 

Martin charged with unlawfully retailing spirituous liquor on Sunday by selling whiskey to Berry Brown & others. After jury found him guilty, Martin asked judge to arrest the judgment, arguing indictment did not accuse him of selling liquor on certain day. Judge agreed & arrested the judgment, & Attorney General appealed that ruling to the Supreme Court.