Ex Parte Yarbrough

Ex Parte Yarbrough

Yarbrough, Ex Parte 110 U.S. 651 (1884)

United States Constitution

According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled 470 YARBROUGH, EX PARTE 110 U.S. 651 (1884) This is the only nineteenth-century case in which the Supreme Court sustained the power of the United States to punish private persons for interfering with voting rights. Yarbrough and other members of the Ku Klux Klan assaulted a black citizen who voted in a
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