Knapp v. Lake Shore Railway Co., 197 U.S. 536 (1905)
U.S. Supreme CourtKnapp v. Lake Shore Railway Co., 197 U.S. 536 (1905)
Knapp v. Lake Shore and Michigan
Southern Railway Company
Argued February 28, 1905
Decided April 10, 1905
197 U.S. 536
The circuit court of the United States has no original jurisdiction to issue a writ of mandamus at the instance of the Interstate Commerce Commission against a railroad company to compel it to make a report of the matters and things specified in § 20 of the Act of Congress to Regulate Commerce.
The facts are stated in the opinion.