Staats Co. v. Security Trust & Savings Bank
243 U.S. 121 (1917)

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Staats Co. v. Security Trust & Savings Bank, 243 U.S. 121 (1917)

William R. Staats Company v.

Security Trust & Savings Bank

No. 608

Motion to dismiss

Submitted January 10, 1917

Decided March 6, 1917

243 U.S. 121

Syllabus

A suit brought by a trustee in bankruptcy under § 60b of the Bankruptcy Act to set aside an unlawful preference is a controversy arising in a bankruptcy proceeding.

In such controversies, judgments and decrees of the circuit courts of appeals which might otherwise have come within the general appellate powers of this Court as defined by the Judicial Code are, by the Act of January 28, 1915, 38 Stat. 804, made final, and this Court may review them only by certiorari.

Appeal to review 233 F. 514 dismissed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 243 U. S. 122

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