Louisiana v. United States - 103 U.S. 289 (1880)
U.S. Supreme Court
Louisiana v. United States, 103 U.S. 289 (1880)
Louisiana v. United States
103 U.S. 289
In addition to the tax of one and one-half percent authorized by sec. 2, art. 3, of her charter, the City of Louisiana, Mo., may, by mandamus, be compelled to levy, assess, and collect a special tax, not exceeding one percent per annum, to pay a judgment rendered against her whereon an execution has been issued and returned nulla bona.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.