Rogers v. Lee County, 154 U.S. 547 (1866)

U.S. Supreme Court

Rogers v. Lee County, 154 U.S. 547 (1866)

Rogers v. Lee County

No. 95

Submitted January 4, 1866

Decided January 22, 1866

154 U.S. 547

Syllabus

Reversed on the authority of Rogers v. Keokuk, ante, 154 U. S. 546.

The case is stated in the opinion.

U.S. Supreme Court

Rogers v. Lee County, 154 U.S. 547 (1866)

Rogers v. Lee County

No. 95

Submitted January 4, 1866

Decided January 22, 1866

154 U.S. 547

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF IOWA

Syllabus

Reversed on the authority of Rogers v. Keokuk, ante, 154 U. S. 546.

The case is stated in the opinion.

MR. JUSTICE GRIER delivered the opinion of the Court.

In this case, the court instructed the jury that "under the evidence, the bonds issued were without authority and were void."

The facts of this case, and the question of law arising thereon, are the same in substance as those in the preceding case of Rogers

Page 154 U. S. 548

v. City of Keokuk. Without again repeating our reasons, it is ordered that the judgment he reversed, and a venire de novo be awarded.

Reversed.

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