Covington & Cincinnati Bridge Co. v. Hager
203 U.S. 109 (1906)

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Covington & Cincinnati Bridge Co. v. Hager, 203 U.S. 109 (1906)

Covington and Cincinnati Bridge Company v. Hager

No. 37

Submitted October 17, 1906

Decided November 5, 1906

203 U.S. 109

Syllabus

Circuit courts of the United States, until Congress shall otherwise provide, have no power to issue a writ of mandamus in an original action for the purpose of securing relief by the writ, although the relief sought concerns an alleged right secured by the Constitution of the United States.

The facts are stated in the opinion.

Page 203 U. S. 110

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