Ex parte Tracy

Ex parte Tracy
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United States Supreme Court

249 U.S. 551

Ex parte Tracy

 Argued: April 14, 1919. When leave to file the petition for habeas corpus was previously denied (249 U.S. 588, 39 Sup. Ct. 385, 63 L. Ed. --), without a suggestion as to the existence of any exceptional condition which would have justified a contrary view, such refusal presumably was based on the existence of the right to seek, if desired, other and appropriate sources of relief. From this it follows that although we pass the application of the doctrine that the refusal of habeas corpus is not the thing adjudged precluding a subsequent granting of such writ ---


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