Hatfield v. King
186 U.S. 178 (1902)

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Hatfield v. King, 186 U.S. 178 (1902)

Hatfield v. King

No. 221

Submitted May 2, 1902

Decided June 2, 1902

186 U.S. 178

Syllabus

This case having been decided below on demurrer, and having been brought to this Court on appeal, and it appearing that the appearance of one of the defendants below was improvidently entered, and certain charges having been made involving the conduct of counsel, the case was remanded, for reasons stated, to the Circuit Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, to be dealt with, 184 U. S. 184 U.S. 162, notwithstanding that, while it was pending here, that state was divided into two districts, 31 Stat. 736, c. 105, and ordinarily the case would fall within the Southern District. On motion to change the decree to that effect, the court, in view of the terms of the act and the situation of the case, declined to modify it.

The case is stated in the opinion of the court.

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