Meguire v. CorwineAnnotate this Case
101 U.S. 108 (1879)
U.S. Supreme Court
Meguire v. Corwine, 101 U.S. 108 (1879)
Meguire v. Corwine
101 U.S. 108
A contract is contrary to public policy and void whereby, in consideration of A.'s procuring B.'s appointment as special counsel in certain causes against the United States and aiding him in managing the defense of them, B. agrees that he will pay A. one-half of the fee which he may receive from the government.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.
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