Only logged-in users can create and edit pages

Cohens v. Virginia

From wikilawschool.net. Wiki Law School does not provide legal advice. For educational purposes only.
Jump to: navigation, search

Facts: The case involving the illegal sale in Virginia of lottery tickets issued with congressional authority in DC.

Issue: Should Martin v. Hunter's Lessee (holding that the U.S. Supreme Court has appellate jurisdiction over state courts) be extended to criminal matters when the defendant has asserted violations of his or her Constitutional rights?

Holding: Yes.