Ex Parte Hughes - 114 U.S. 147 (1885)
U.S. Supreme Court
Ex Parte Hughes, 114 U.S. 147 (1885)
Ex Parte Hughes
Argued March 31, 1885
Decided April 6, 1885
114 U.S. 147
On a petition for a writ of mandamus to a circuit judge directing him to pay over to the petitioner a sum of money alleged to have been paid into court for the petitioner and to be absolutely and unconditionally his property, and also alleged to be held in court because the judge refused to sign an order for its payment to petitioner, a rule to show cause was issued and, a return thereto being made showing that it had not been adjudged that the money belonged to petitioner, but that the litigation was still pending, held that the petitioner was not entitled to the writ.
Application for a writ of mandamus. The facts which make the case are stated in the opinion of the Court.
MR. JUSTICE WAITE delivered the opinion of the Court.
This is an application for a writ of mandamus requiring Matthew P. Deady, judge of the District Court of the United States for the District of Oregon, to