Essanay Film Mfg. Co. v. Kane
258 U.S. 358 (1922)

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Essanay Film Mfg. Co. v. Kane, 258 U.S. 358 (1922)

Essanay Film Manufacturing Company v. Kane

No. 70

Submitted November 10, 1921

Decided April 10, 1922

258 U.S. 358

Syllabus

A suit in the district court to enjoin the defendant from further prosecuting a suit against the plaintiff in a state court, upon the ground that the process served in the state court was void and was not due process of law within the meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment, is forbidden by Jud.Code § 265. (Rev.Stats. § 720). P. 258 U. S. 360.

264 F. 959 affirmed.

Appeal from a decree of the circuit court of appeals affirming a decree of the district court which dismissed the bill in a suit brought by the appellant to restrain the appellee from prosecuting an action in a state court.

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