Martin v. State
Alabama Court of Appeals
17 So.2d 427 (1944)
Martin (defendant) was arrested at his home by police officers and placed in a police vehicle where he was separately charged for being drunk and using loud and profane language on a public highway. Martin was convicted under a state statute which held that any person who, while intoxicated or drunk, appeared in “any public place where one or more persons are present, and manifests a drunken condition by boisterous or indecent conduct, or loud and profane discourse, shall, on conviction, be fined.” Martin appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Simpson, J.)
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