Brown v. Atwell - 92 U.S. 327 (1875)
U.S. Supreme Court
Brown v. Atwell, 92 U.S. 327 (1875)
Brown v. Atwell
92 U.S. 327
To give this Court jurisdiction over the judgment of a state court, it must appear that the decision of a federal question presented to that court was necessary to the determination of the cause, and that it was actually decided or that without deciding it the judgment as rendered could not have been given.