Plaquemines Tropical Fruit Co. v. Henderson, 170 U.S. 511 (1898)
U.S. Supreme CourtPlaquemines Tropical Fruit Co. v. Henderson, 170 U.S. 511 (1898)
Plaquemines Tropical Fruit Company v. Henderson
Argued April 15, 1898
Decided May 2, 1898
170 U.S. 511
The courts of a state may take cognizance of a suit brought by the state, in its own courts, against citizens of other states, subject to the right of the defendant to have such suit removed to the proper circuit court of the United States, whenever the removal thereof is authorized by act of Congress, and subject also to the authority of this Court to review the final judgment of the state court, if the case be one within its appellate jurisdiction.
The case is stated in the opinion.