Government Employees v. Windsor
353 U.S. 364 (1957)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Government Employees v. Windsor, 353 U.S. 364 (1957)

Government & Civic Employees Organizing Committee v. Windsor

No. 423

Argued April 29-30, 1957

Decided May 13, 1957

353 U.S. 364

Syllabus

In an action brought to restrain the enforcement of a state statute on federal constitutional grounds, the federal court should retain jurisdiction until a definitive determination of local law questions is obtained from the local courts, and the judgment of the District Court in this case is vacated, and the cause is remanded to it with directions to retain jurisdiction until efforts to obtain an appropriate adjudication in the state courts have been exhausted. Pp. 353 U. S. 364-367.

146 F. Supp. 214, judgment vacated and cause remanded with directions.

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