Hancock v. Holbrook - 119 U.S. 586 (1887)


U.S. Supreme Court

Hancock v. Holbrook, 119 U.S. 586 (1887)

Hancock v. Holbrook

Submitted December 13, 1886

Decided January 10, 1887

119 U.S. 586

Syllabus

A suit cannot be removed from a state court to a circuit court of the United States on the ground of prejudice or local influence, under subsection 3 of § 639 Rev.Stat., unless all the plaintiffs or all the defendants are citizens of the state in which the suit was brought and of a state other than that of which those petitioning for the removal are citizens.

Page 119 U. S. 587

This was an appeal from an order of the circuit court remanding to a state court a cause removed thence to the circuit court. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.



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