Montclair v. Dana - 107 U.S. 162 (1883)
U.S. Supreme Court
Montclair v. Dana, 107 U.S. 162 (1883)
Montclair v. Dana
Decided March 5, 1883
107 U.S. 162
The jury may be controlled in their determination of a question by a peremptory instruction if the testimony is of such a conclusive character as would compel the court, in the exercise of a sound legal discretion, to set aside a verdict if one were returned in opposition to such testimony.
The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.