3 Nephi 6:24–25

Now behold, this was contrary to the laws of the land, that any man should be put to death except they had power from the governor of the land—therefore a complaint came up unto the land of Zarahemla, to the governor of the land, against these judges who had condemned the prophets of the Lord unto death, not according to the law.

From section: Prophetic Rejection and Government Conspiracy

From page: Gadianton Period