Palmer v. DonnerAnnotate this Case
74 U.S. 541 (1868)
U.S. Supreme Court
Palmer v. Donner, 74 U.S. 7 Wall. 541 541 (1868)
Palmer v. Donner
74 U.S. (7 Wall.) 541
A district judge has no authority to sign a citation upon a writ of error to a state court. When the citation has been thus signed, the writ of error will be dismissed on motion.
This was a motion, made by Mr. J. H. Bradley, to dismiss a writ of error directed to the Supreme Court of the State of California on the ground that the citation had been signed by a district judge, which the record showed was the fact.
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