Parden v. Terminal R. Co.
377 U.S. 184 (1964)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Parden v. Terminal R. Co., 377 U.S. 184 (1964)

Parden v. Terminal R. Co., 377 U.S. 184 (1964)

No. 157

Argued February 26-27, 1964

Decided May 18, 1964

377 U.S. 184

Syllabus

Operation of a common carrier railroad in interstate commerce by a State constituted a waiver of its sovereign immunity and consent to a suit brought in a federal court by employee of the railroad under the Federal Employer' Liability Act. Pp. 377 U. S. 184-198.

311 F. 2d 727, reversed.

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