Hale v. Akers,
132 U.S. 554 (1889)

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Hale v. Akers, 132 U.S. 554 (1889)

Hale v. Akers

No. 270

Submitted December 6, 1889

Decided December 23, 1889

132 U.S. 554


where the supreme court of a state decides a federal question, in rendering a judgment, and also decides against the plaintiff in error on an independent ground not involving a federal question, and broad enough to maintain the judgment, the writ of error will be dismissed, without considering the federal question.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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