Walton v. House of Representatives
265 U.S. 487 (1924)

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Walton v. House of Representatives, 265 U.S. 487 (1924)

Walton v. House of Representatives of the State of Oklahoma

No. 689

Submitted April 11, 1924

Decided June 9, 1924

265 U.S. 487

Syllabus

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.

Affirmed.

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.

Page 265 U. S. 489

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