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Wise v. Henkel (1911)

  • By: John R. Vile
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

Wise v. Henkel, 220 U.S. 556 (1911), a companion case to Wise v. Mills, rejected a habeas corpus appeal by a U.S. attorney, Henry A. Wise, who had been found in contempt for refusing to obey an order to return books ...

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