Fullerton-Krueger Lumber Co. v. No. Pac. Ry. Co. - 266 U.S. 435 (1925)
U.S. Supreme Court
Fullerton-Krueger Lumber Co. v. No. Pac. Ry. Co., 266 U.S. 435 (1925)
Fullerton-Krueger Lumber Co. v.
Northern Pacific Railway Company
Nos. 152 and 179
Argued December 12, 1924
Decided January 5, 1925
266 U.S. 435
1. A statute should not be construed retrospectively unless express language or necessary implication requires. P. 266 U. S. 437.
2. Transportation Act, 1920, § 206, par. (f), providing:
"The period of federal control shall not be computed as a part of the periods of limitation in action against carriers or in claims for reparation to the Commission for cause of action arising prior to federal control"
does not apply to causes barred by limitation before its passage. P. 266 U. S. 437.
156 Minn. 20 affirmed.
Error and certiorari to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Minnesota which reversed a judgment recovered by the Lumber Company in an action to recover excessive charges alleged to have been exacted by the Railway Company on shipments between points within the state. The writ of error is dismissed.