Debs v. United States


Debs v. United States by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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Debs v. United States, 249 U.S. 211 (1919), was a United States Supreme Court decision that upheld the Espionage Act of 1917. Excerpted from Debs v. United States on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

United States Supreme Court

249 U.S. 211

Debs  v.  United States

 Argued: Jan. 27 and 28, 1919. --- Decided: March 10, 1919

Mr. Seymour Stedman, of Chicago, Ill., for plaintiff in error.

Mr. John Lord O'Brian, of Buffalo, N. Y., for the United States.

Mr. Justice HOLMES delivered the opinion of the Court.

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