Pullman Palace Car Co. v. Speck - 113 U.S. 84 (1885)
U.S. Supreme Court
Pullman Palace Car Co. v. Speck, 113 U.S. 84 (1885)
Pullman Palace Car Co. v. Speck
Submitted December 18, 1884
Decided January 5, 1885
113 U.S. 84
Within the meaning of § 3, Act of March 3, 1875, 18 Stat. 471, regulating removals of causes from state courts, a suit in equity may be "first tried" at the term of the state court at which, by the rules of that court, the respondent is required to answer and the complainant may be ordered to file replication.
This suit in equity, begun in the state courts of Illinois, was removed to the circuit court of the United States, and thence remanded to the state court. The defendants appealed from the order remanding it.