Covington & Cincinnati Bridge Co. v. Hager, 203 U.S. 109 (1906)
U.S. Supreme CourtCovington & Cincinnati Bridge Co. v. Hager, 203 U.S. 109 (1906)
Covington and Cincinnati Bridge Company v. Hager
Submitted October 17, 1906
Decided November 5, 1906
203 U.S. 109
Circuit courts of the United States, until Congress shall otherwise provide, have no power to issue a writ of mandamus in an original action for the purpose of securing relief by the writ, although the relief sought concerns an alleged right secured by the Constitution of the United States.
The facts are stated in the opinion.