United States v. Klintock (1820) – Case Brief Summary (U.S. Supreme Court)

United States v. Klintock (1820) 18 U.S. 144, was an indictment in the Circuit Court of Virginia, against Klintock, a citizen of the United States, charging him with a piracy committed on the high seas.

In that case, the Court stated that "judgment can be arrested only for errors apparent on the record."