Block v. Darling - 140 U.S. 234 (1891)
U.S. Supreme Court
Block v. Darling, 140 U.S. 234 (1891)
Block v. Darling
Argued April 22-23, 1891
Decided May 11, 1891
140 U.S. 234
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY
When, in an action for the recovery of a money demand, a counterclaim of the defendant exceeding $5,000 in amount is entirely disallowed, and judgment rendered for the plaintiff on his claim, this Court has jurisdiction
of a writ of error sued out by the defendant, without regard to the amount of the plaintiff's judgment.
Hilton v. Dickinson, 108 U. S. 165, affirmed and applied.