Baldwin v. Iowa State Traveling Men's Association
283 U.S. 522 (1931)

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Baldwin v. Iowa State Traveling Men's Association, 283 U.S. 522 (1931)

Baldwin v. Iowa State Traveling Men's Association

No. 445

Argued April 22, 1931

Decided May 18, 1931

283 U.S. 522

Syllabus

1. The full faith and credit clause, Constitution, Art. IV, § 1, doe not apply to the federal courts. P. 283 U. S. 524.

2. No right to litigate the same question twice is guaranteed by the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Id.

3. When a defendant in a federal court appear specially only for the sole purpose of quashing service for want of jurisdiction over his person, and is fully heard upon the question, and, upon the overruling of the objection, takes no further part in the case and seeks no review, a judgment subsequently entered against him on the merits is res judicata on the question of jurisdiction, and is not subject to be collaterally attacked on that same ground when sued on in another state. P. 283 U. S. 524et seq.

40 F.2d 357 reversed.

Certiorari, 282 U. S. 827, to review a judgment affirming the dismissal of an action on a judgment.

Page 283 U. S. 523

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