Ex Parte Railway Company
101 U.S. 711 (1879)

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Ex Parte Railway Company, 101 U.S. 711 (1879)

Ex Parte Railway Company

101 U.S. 711

Syllabus

1. This court will not by mandamus revise the action of inferior courts acting within the scope of their authority touching any matter about which they must exercise their judicial discretion.

2. A petition was presented for a mandamus to the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Colorado in the matter of the proceedings had subsequently to its receipt of the mandate ordered in Railway Company v. Aping,99 U. S. 483. They are mentioned infra, pp. 101 U. S. 715-717. Held that the case is not one which calls for interposition by mandamus.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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