Montclair v. Dana
107 U.S. 162 (1883)

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Montclair v. Dana, 107 U.S. 162 (1883)

Montclair v. Dana

Decided March 5, 1883

107 U.S. 162

Syllabus

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.

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