Jasper Nichols

Jasper Nichols was the sheriff of Canyon County, Idaho. George Pettibone filed a writ of habeas corpus, alleging that he was unlawfully held by Sheriff Nichols in violation of the Constitution and laws of the United States. Pettibone's case went to the United States Supreme Court - Pettibone v. Nichols, 203 U.S. 192 (1906).