Minneapolis, S.P. & S.S.M. Ry. Co. v. Washburn Lignite Coal Co.
254 U.S. 370 (1920)

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Minneapolis, S.P. & S.S.M. Ry. Co. v. Washburn Lignite Coal Co., 254 U.S. 370 (1920)

Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company

v. Washburn Lignite Coal Company

No. 55

Argued January 2, 1920

Decided December 20, 1920

254 U.S. 370

Syllabus

A judgment of a state court cannot be reviewed here by writ of error upon the claim that it gives effect to a local rate statute in violation of a carrier's rights under the Fourteenth Amendment when it is apparent, from the state court's opinion, that it did not uphold and

Page 254 U. S. 371

enforce the statutory rate a such, but rested it decision on other independent grounds, substantial in character, broad enough to sustain the judgment and not involving any federal question of a kind for which review may be had by writ of error under Jud.Code, 237, as amended by the Act of September 6, 1916. P. 254 U. S. 373.

Writ of error to review 40 N.D. 69 dismissed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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