Hurtado v. California

Following is the case brief for Hurtado v. California, 110 U.S. 516 (1884) Case Summary of Hurtado v. California: The law of California allows for accusation by information to begin a criminal case, in addition to indictment by grand jury. Hurtado was accused by information of murder.  He was subsequently tried and found guilty of murder. Hurtado claimed that his […]

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