Fenner v. Boykin - 271 U.S. 240 (1926)
U.S. Supreme Court
Fenner v. Boykin, 271 U.S. 240 (1926)
Fenner v. Boykin
Argued May 4, 1926
Decided May 24, 1926
271 U.S. 240
Enforcement of a state penal statute, even of one contrary to the federal Constitution, may be interfered with by injunction orders of a federal court only in extraordinary circumstances where the danger of irreparable loss is both great and immediate. P. 271 U. S. 243.
3 F.2d 674 affirmed.
Appeal from a judgment of the district court refusing a preliminary injunction in a suit by Fenner and others
to restrain Boykin and Lowry, state officers, from enforcing a criminal law against dealings in agreements for purchase or sale of cotton for future delivery.