Appellate Decisions in the Leo Frank Case


Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, dissenter in the Frank case
LINK TO THE DISSENT OF JUSTICE HOLMES

Leo M. Frank vs. State of Georgia, 141 Georgia 243 (1914)
[4 to 2 decision of the Georgia Supreme Court upholding Judge Roan's denial of Frank's motion for a new trial.]

Leo M. Frank vs. State of Georgia, 142 Georgia 741 (1914)
[Decision of Georgia Supreme Court holding that Frank's exclusion from the courtroom for the
 announcment of the jury's verdict did not violate due process.]


Frank v Mangum, 237 U. S. 309 (1915)
[Decision of United States Supreme Court concluding, by a vote of 7 to 2, that
Frank's constitutional right to due process had not been violated.  Justices Holmes and Hughes dissent.]



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