New York Life Ins. Co. v. Jackson
304 U.S. 261 (1938)

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New York Life Ins. Co. v. Jackson, 304 U.S. 261 (1938)

New York Life Ins. Co. v. Jackson

No. 869

Decided May 16, 1938

304 U.S. 261

Syllabus

Questions of the construction of an insurance policy are to be decided by the federal courts in accordance with the applicable principles of state law. Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins, ante, p. 304 U. S. 64.

Certiorari granted; 94 F.2d 288 vacated.

Petition for certiorari to review a Judgment enforcing an insurance policy, on a cross-bill, in a suit to set it aside.

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