Ex Parte Boyd
105 U.S. 647

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Ex Parte Boyd, 105 U.S. 647 (1881)

Ex Parte Boyd

105 U.S. 647

Syllabus

1. A party in whose favor judgment is rendered in a common law cause by a court of the United States sitting in the State of New York is, in order to reach the property of the judgment debtor, entitled to the remedy provided by the statute of that state and known as proceedings supplementary to execution.

2. Section 916 of the Revised Statutes which authorizes, as a matter of procedure, the resort to that remedy is not in conflict with the Constitution.

The facts and the statutes bearing upon the question involved are set out in the opinion of the Court.

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