St. Romes v. Levee Steam Cotton Press Co.
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127 U.S. 614 (1888)
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St. Romes v. Levee Steam Cotton Press Co., 127 U.S. 614 (1888)
St. Romes v. Levee Steam Cotton Press Company
Argued January 20, 1888
Decided May 14, 1888
127 U.S. 614
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA
If, after transfer by the plaintiff of the subject of controversy in a litigation in Louisiana, the court, on being informed of the transfer, refuses to permit the suit to be discontinued by the plaintiff, a judgment does not make it res judicata as to the assignee.
Dismissal of a suit for want of parties does not make the subject of it res judicata.