Pullman Co. v. Knott - 243 U.S. 447 (1917)
U.S. Supreme Court
Pullman Co. v. Knott, 243 U.S. 447 (1917)
Pullman Co. v. Knott
Motion to dismiss submitted March 19, 1917
Decided April 9, 1917
243 U.S. 447
A suit to restrain a state official and his successors in office from estimating, levying, and assessing a tax under a state law claimed to be unconstitutional is a suit against him as an individual and, in the absence of a statute otherwise providing, abates when his term of office expires and cannot be revived against his successor. New Orleans v. Citizens' Bank, 167 U. S. 371, 167 U. S. 388, distinguished. Writ of error to review 70 Fla. 9 dismissed.
The case is stated in the opinion.