Hicks v. Knost
178 U.S. 541 (1900)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Hicks v. Knost, 178 U.S. 541 (1900)

Hicks v. Knost

No. 612

Submitted May 14, 1900

Decided May 28, 1900

178 U.S. 541

Syllabus

A district court of the United States has jurisdiction, by the proposed defendant's consent, but not otherwise, to entertain a bill in equity by a trustee in bankruptcy to recover property conveyed to the defendant by the bankrupt in fraud of the Bankrupt Act and of his creditors. Bardes v. Hawarden Bank, ante,178 U. S. 524, followed.

The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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