Chatwin v. United States

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep326/usrep326455/usrep326455.pdf

Issue

Holding

Defendant who persuaded minor female to join him in “celestial” marriage not guilty of violating Federal Kidnapping Act.

Citation

326 U.S. 455

Year

Ratio

Author

Religious Tradition Involved

State/Territory of Origin

Clause (Free Exercise / Establishment / Both / Other)

Does it involve religious institution(s) or individual(s)

Local / State / Federal Legislation

Dissent Author(s)

Uphold / Overturn Penultimate Court

Penultimate court of appeals

Penultimate court opinion citation

Cleveland v. U.S., 146 F.2d 730 (10th Cir. 1945), rev'd sub nom. Chatwin v. U.S., 326 U.S. 455 (1946), and aff'd, 329 U.S. 14 (1946)