United States v. John Hancock Mut. Life Ins. Co.
364 U.S. 301 (1960)

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United States v. John Hancock Mut. Life Ins. Co., 364 U.S. 301 (1960)

United States v. John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co.

No. 18

Argued October 13, 1960

Decided November 7, 1960

364 U.S. 301

Syllabus

The united States, as the second mortgagee of real estate judicially foreclosed and sold to satisfy the first mortgagee's lien in a proceeding in a state court to which the United States was made a party under 28 U.S.C. § 2410, can redeem the property, pursuant to § 2410(c), within one year from the date of sale, notwithstanding a conflicting state statute giving the mortgagor the exclusive right to redeem within that period. Pp. 364 U. S. 301-309.

185 Kan. 274, 341 P.2d 1002, reversed.

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