State v. W. L. West

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. W. L. West
Case Date: 
1874
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Profanity

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
12
Notes / Description: 

West was accused of swearing in public and taking god's name in vain. He was quoted as saying, "G*d d*mn you, you all are g*d d*amn liars" and other profane oaths.