Mitchell v. Lenox
39 U.S. 49

Annotate this Case

U.S. Supreme Court

Mitchell v. Lenox, 39 U.S. 14 Pet. 49 49 (1840)

Mitchell v. Lenox

39 U.S. (14 Pet.) 49

Syllabus

The Fourth Article of the Constitution of the United States, which declares that "Full faith and credit shall be given in each state to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state," cannot, by any just construction of its words, be held to embrace an alleged error in a decree of a state court asserted to be in collision with a prior decision of the same court in the same case.

Official Supreme Court case law is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia case law is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.