American State Trials, Vol. 6: A Collection of the Important and Interesting Criminal Trials Which Have Taken Place in the United States, from the ... to the Present Day (Classic Reprint)

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American State Trials, Vol. 6: A Collection of the Important and Interesting Criminal Trials Which Have Taken Place in the United States, from the ... to the Present Day (Classic Reprint) Details

Excerpt from American State Trials, Vol. 6: A Collection of the Important and Interesting Criminal Trials Which Have Taken Place in the United States, From the Beginning of Our Government to the Present Day

The law against duelling easily reached a humble and ridiculous challenger like John Wood (p. Though it was absolutely impotent when it confronted men in high places, such as Aaron Burr, who killed Hamilton, and Senator Benton, who killed Lucas. This medieval custom (which was not without its good side, as was pointed out by counsel in the Trial of Wilkin son, 1 Am. St. Tr.) died a natural death in the United States about the middle of the nineteenth century, not on account of legislative enactments, but because pub lic opinion came at last, with practical unanimity, to condemn it.

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