Pullman Co. v. Knott
243 U.S. 447 (1917)

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Pullman Co. v. Knott, 243 U.S. 447 (1917)

Pullman Co. v. Knott

No. 262

Motion to dismiss submitted March 19, 1917

Decided April 9, 1917

243 U.S. 447

Syllabus

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.

Page 243 U. S. 448

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