Hodge v. Williams
63 U.S. 87 (1859)

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Hodge v. Williams, 63 U.S. 22 How. 87 87 (1859)

Hodge v. Williams

63 U.S. (22 How.) 87

Syllabus

A writ of error cannot be amended in this Court.

Therefore, where the party who was really the plaintiff in error, and sought to reverse the judgment, was made the defendant, and the party in whose favor the judgment in the court below was rendered was made plaintiff in error in the writ, it cannot be amended in this Court, but must be dismissed.

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