Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Co. v. Kennedy - 232 U.S. 626 (1914)
U.S. Supreme Court
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Co. v. Kennedy, 232 U.S. 626 (1914)
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
Railway Company v. Kennedy
Submitted March 9, 1914
Decided March 16, 1914
232 U.S. 626
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Co. v. Polt, ante, p. 232 U. S. 165, followed to the effect that the statute of South Dakota of 1907, c. 215, making railroad companies liable for double damages in case of failure to pay a claim or offer a sum equal to what the jury finds the claimant entitled to, is unconstitutional under the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
28 S.D. 94 reversed.
The facts are stated in the opinion.