Heitler v. United States
260 U.S. 438 (1923)

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Heitler v. United States, 260 U.S. 438 (1923)

Heitler v. United States

Nos. 185-189

Motion to transfer to circuit court of appeals

submitted December 11, 1922

Decided January 2, 1923

260 U.S. 438

Syllabus

1. Under the Act of September 14, 1922, c. 305, 42 Stat. 837, a case brought here from the district court upon the mistaken assumption that it presents a substantial constitutional question, but which involves other questions within the jurisdiction of the circuit court of appeals, should be transferred to that court. P. 260 U. S. 439.

2. This statute should be construed liberally. P. 260 U. S. 440.

Cases transferred.

Applications to transfer these cases, heretofore dismissed for want of jurisdiction (post, 703), to the circuit court of appeals. For the opinion of the district court, see 274 F. 401.

Page 260 U. S. 439

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