Knapp v. Lake Shore Railway Co.
197 U.S. 536 (1905)

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Knapp v. Lake Shore Railway Co., 197 U.S. 536 (1905)

Knapp v. Lake Shore and Michigan

Southern Railway Company

No. 251

Argued February 28, 1905

Decided April 10, 1905

197 U.S. 536

Syllabus

The circuit court of the United States has no original jurisdiction to issue a writ of mandamus at the instance of the Interstate Commerce Commission against a railroad company to compel it to make a report of the matters and things specified in § 20 of the Act of Congress to Regulate Commerce.

The facts are stated in the opinion.

Page 197 U. S. 540

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