Ex parte Fahey - 332 U.S. 258 (1947)


U.S. Supreme Court

Ex parte Fahey, 332 U.S. 258 (1947)

Ex parte Fahey

No. 133, Misc.

Argued April 30, 1947

Decided June 23, 1947

332 U.S. 258

Syllabus

Mandamus, prohibition, and injunction against judges are extraordinary remedies which should be reserved for really extraordinary cases, and this Court will not countenance their use as substitutes for an appeal. Pp. 332 U. S. 259-260.

Petition invoking the original jurisdiction of this Court and asking leave to file petition for writ of mandamus, prohibition, or injunction against a District Judge to vacate his order allowing fees to counsel in Fahey v. Mallonee, ante, p. 332 U. S. 245, to prohibit any further allowance therein, and to enjoin any payments heretofore allowed, denied, p. 332 U. S. 260.

Page 332 U. S. 259



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