Public Schools v. Walker
76 U.S. 603 (1869)

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Public Schools v. Walker, 76 U.S. 9 Wall. 603 603 (1869)

Public Schools v. Walker

76 U.S. (9 Wall.) 603

Syllabus

Where counsel desire to have a case reheard, they may -- if the Court does not, on its own motion, order a rehearing -- submit without argument a brief written or printed petition or suggestion of the point or points which they think important. If upon such petition or suggestion any judge who concurred in the decision thinks proper to move for a rehearing, the motion will be considered. If not so moved, the rehearing is denied as of course.

This case was argued at an earlier part of the term, and the Court, after advisement, having announced its judgment of affirmance, [Footnote 1] Messrs. Blair and Dick, for the plaintiffs in error,

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now submitted, without oral argument, a printed brief asking for rehearing and setting forth certain points of the case, including a fundamental fact, on which as they conceived, the Court had fallen into misapprehension.

Having taken time to examine the brief,

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