Roe v. Kansas ex Rel. Smith
278 U.S. 191 (1929)

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Roe v. Kansas ex Rel. Smith, 278 U.S. 191 (1929)

Roe v. Kansas ex Rel. Smith

No. 63

Argued November 23, 1928

Decided January 2, 1929

278 U.S. 191

Syllabus

1. A writ of error based on frivolous ground will be dismissed and a penalty may be taxed against the plaintiff in error. P. 278 U. S. 192.

2. There is no basis for doubting the power of a state to condemn places of unusual historical interest for the use and benefit of the public. P. 278 U. S. 193.

3. Construction of state condemnation statutes by the state supreme court held binding on this Court. Id.

Writ of Error to 124 Kan. 716, dismissed.

Error to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Kansas affirming a judgment for the condemnation of plaintiff-in-error's land.

Page 278 U. S. 192

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