Kizer v. Texarkana & Fort Smith Ry. Co.
179 U.S. 199 (1900)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Kizer v. Texarkana & Fort Smith Ry. Co., 179 U.S. 199 (1900)

Kizer v. Texarkana and Fort Smith Railway Company

No. 100

Argued and submitted November 13, 1900

Decided December 3, 1900

179 U.S. 199

Syllabus

That a federal statute was construed unfavorably to one of the parties to a suit is no ground for jurisdiction by this Court unless such construction was not only unfavorable, but was against the right, etc., specially set up and claimed under the statute, in which case the party so setting up and claiming the right under the statute can obtain a review here.

The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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