Hancock v. Holbrook, 119 U.S. 586 (1887)
U.S. Supreme CourtHancock v. Holbrook, 119 U.S. 586 (1887)
Hancock v. Holbrook
Submitted December 13, 1886
Decided January 10, 1887
119 U.S. 586
A suit cannot be removed from a state court to a circuit court of the United States on the ground of prejudice or local influence, under subsection 3 of § 639 Rev.Stat., unless all the plaintiffs or all the defendants are citizens of the state in which the suit was brought and of a state other than that of which those petitioning for the removal are citizens.
This was an appeal from an order of the circuit court remanding to a state court a cause removed thence to the circuit court. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.