Humiston v. Wood
124 U.S. 12 (1888)

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Humiston v. Wood, 124 U.S. 12 (1888)

Humiston v. Wood

Argued November 29, 1887

Decided January 9, 1888

124 U.S. 12

Syllabus

In its opinion, this Court reviews the evidence offered by the plaintiff on the trial of the case in the court below, none being offered there by the defendants, and finds it sufficient to entitle the plaintiff to have the issue submitted to the jury, and as the court below directed the jury to find a verdict for the defendants, which was done, and a judgment was entered on the verdict, this Court reverses the judgment and remands the cause, with directions to grant a new trial.

Assumpsit. Plea: Non assumpsit. Verdict for defendant, and judgment on the verdict. Plaintiff sued out this writ of error. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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