Fishburn v. Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Co.
137 U.S. 60 (1890)

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Fishburn v. Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Co., 137 U.S. 60 (1890)

Fishburn v. Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company

No. 42

Argued October 31, 1890

Decided November 5, 1890

137 U.S. 60

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN

Syllabus

In regard to motions for new trial and bills of exceptions, courts of the United States are independent of any statute or practice prevailing in the courts of the state in which the trial was had.

The overruling of a motion for a new trial is not a subject of exception according to the practice of the courts of the United States.

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