DAVIS v. BEASON
Supreme Court Cases
133 U.S. 333 (1890)
Legal Principle at Issue
Whether a criminal defendant's First Amendment right to freedom of association prevents the prosecution from introducing irrelevant evidence of the defendant's gang membership.
Affirmed (includes modified). Petitioning party did not receive a favorable disposition.
Advocated for Respondent
- H.W. Smith View all cases
Advocated for Petitioner
- Franklin S. Richards View all cases
- S. Shellabarger View all cases
- J.M. Wilson View all cases