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People v. Hall
California Supreme Court
4 Cal. 399 (1854)
George Hall (plaintiff) was a white California citizen. Hall was found guilty of murder. The witnesses who testified against Hall in criminal court were Chinese. Hall appealed the murder conviction to the California Supreme Court, arguing that the testimony of Chinese witnesses against a white person was not admissible evidence.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Murray, C.J.)
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