Giles v. Harris
189 U.S. 475 (1903)

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Giles v. Harris, 189 U.S. 475 (1903)

Giles v. Harris

No. 493

Submitted February, 24, 1903

Decided April 27, 1903

189 U.S. 475

Syllabus

A Circuit Court of the United States in Alabama has not jurisdiction of

an action in equity brought by a colored man, resident in Alabama, on behalf of himself and other negroes to compel the board of registrars to enroll their names upon the voting lists of the county in which they reside under a constitution alleged to be contrary to the Constitution of the United States.

The case is stated in the opinion of the court.

Page 189 U. S. 482

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