National Accident Society v. Spiro
164 U.S. 281 (1896)

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National Accident Society v. Spiro, 164 U.S. 281 (1896)

National Accident Society v. Spiro

No. 460

Submitted April 27, 1896

Decided November 30, 1896

164 U.S. 281

Syllabus

A defendant, by filing a petition in a state court for removal of the cause to the United States court, in general terms, unaccompanied by a plea in abatement, and without specifying or restricting the purpose of his appearance, does not thereby waive objection to the jurisdiction of the court for want of sufficient service of the summons.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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