In the case nix v. williams who is nix? this case is a appellate case
Answered on: 8/27/13, 12:05 pm by Edward Hoffman
Crispus Nix was the warden of the Iowa State Penitentiary, where Robert Williams was imprisoned at the time. The case was a habeas corpus petition. In habeas cases brought by inmates, the warden is often the proper defendant.
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