Texas & Pacific Railway Co. v. Murphy - 111 U.S. 488 (1884)
U.S. Supreme Court
Texas & Pacific Railway Co. v. Murphy, 111 U.S. 488 (1884)
Texas and Pacific Railway Company v. Murphy
Submitted April 3, 1884
Decided April 21, 1884
111 U.S. 488
If a petition for a rehearing is presented in season and entertained by the Court, the time limited for a writ of error does not begin to run until the petition is disposed of.
A supersedeas will not be vacated when the writ of error is sued out and served within twenty days after the decision of a motion for rehearing, presented in season and disposed of by the Court.
This was a motion to dismiss a writ of error, united to a motion to affirm.