Mormons http://wuis.org en Re-enactment Of Mormon Leader's Illinois Court Case http://wuis.org/post/re-enactment-mormon-leaders-illinois-court-case <p>The founder of the Mormon Church and efforts to extradite him in the 1800's will again provide courtroom drama as a series of events will be held later this year. &nbsp;<br>Joseph Smith founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.&nbsp; Hearings were held regarding Missouri's attempt to extradite him from Illinois for charges that included treason.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Smith exercised his right of <a href="http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/habeas_corpus">habeas corpus</a>, requiring hearings to determine if they were being lawfully held in custody.&nbsp; &nbsp; Mon, 08 Jul 2013 23:22:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 5415 at http://wuis.org Re-enactment Of Mormon Leader's Illinois Court Case