Walton v. House of RepresentativesAnnotate this Case
265 U.S. 487 (1924)
U.S. Supreme Court
Walton v. House of Representatives, 265 U.S. 487 (1924)
Walton v. House of Representatives of the State of Oklahoma
Submitted April 11, 1924
Decided June 9, 1924
265 U.S. 487
A court of the United States, sitting as a court of equity, is without jurisdiction of a suit to enjoin the prosecution of a proceeding to remove a state official from office. P. 265 U. S. 490.
Appeal from a decree of the district court dismissing the bill in a suit by the Governor of Oklahoma to enjoin the prosecution of impeachment proceedings in the state legislature as based on improper motives and as infringing his rights to due process and equal protection of the law under the Fourteenth Amendment.