State v. Robert Russell (col.)

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Robert Russell (col.)
Case Date: 
1877
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Force and Arms

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
28
Notes / Description: 

Robert Russell, referred to in the case as "colored," was accused of unlawful and malicious shooting of Joshua Robertson. The argument states that Robertson was never indeed shot and that his veracity was in question. Russell was eventually found not guilty of the charges.