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Herman v. State
Indiana Supreme Court
8 Ind. 545 (1855)
In 1855, the state of Indiana passed a law that prohibited all manufacture, sale, and use of whisky, ale, porter, and beer. Herman (defendant) was charged and convicted of violating this liquor law. Herman obtained a writ of habeas corpus, alleging that the liquor law was unconstitutional and therefore void.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Perkins, J.)
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