Digest of Decisions of the United States Circuit and District Courts, from 1789 to 1880, as Contained in the Thirty Volumes of the Federal Cases; Also Containing a Table of Citations and an Alphabetical Table of Cases

Digest of Decisions of the United States Circuit and District Courts, from 1789 to 1880, as Contained in the Thirty Volumes of the Federal Cases; Also Containing a Table of Citations and an Alphabetical Table of Cases

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...as an Indian reservation, is not enough to give the federal courts jurisdiction over a murder committed on the reservation.--Ex parte Sloan. Case No. 12,944. The crime_of murder, charged against a white man for killing another White man in an Indian @_1"1_"$', Within 11 state, cannot be punished within the courts of the United States.--United States v. Bailey, Case N0. 14,495. The federal courts have jurisdiction. under Act June 30, 1834, of oifeiises against the laws ot the United States committed on Indian reservations in Kansns.--United States v. Ward, Case No. 16,639. The federal circuit cour-t has no jurisdiction, under the act of 1834. to punish offenses committed by one Indian against tlie person or groperty of another Indian.--United States v. anders, Case No. 16,220. Alaska is not "Indian country," within the meaning of the acts of congress; and-the district court for Alaska, consequently, has jurisdiction to try an Indian for an offense committed theie against another Indian.----United States v. Kie, Case No. 15,528n. Previous to the passage of Act June 17, 1814, the federal courts had no jurisdiction to hear, try, and punish offenses committed in the Indian country west of Arkansas, and such act was not retr0sg1ective.--United States v. Starr, Case No. 16,37; Same v. Ivy, Id. 15,451. Act March 3, 1851, transferring the Indian Territory to the Vifcstern district of Arkansas, did not deprive the court where an indictment was ending of the right to tig and determine it.----nited tates v. Dawson, ase No. 14.933. In an indictment under Rev. St. 5 2139. for disposing of spirituous liquors to an Indian, it must be alleged that defendant is not an Indian in the Indian country.--United States v. Winslow, Case No....show more

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