Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Co. v. Kennedy
232 U.S. 626 (1914)

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Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Co. v. Kennedy, 232 U.S. 626 (1914)

Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul

Railway Company v. Kennedy

No. 246

Submitted March 9, 1914

Decided March 16, 1914

232 U.S. 626


Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Co. v. Polt, ante, p. 232 U. S. 165, followed to the effect that the statute of South Dakota of 1907, c. 215, making railroad companies liable for double damages in case of failure to pay a claim or offer a sum equal to what the jury finds the claimant entitled to, is unconstitutional under the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

28 S.D. 94 reversed.

The facts are stated in the opinion.

Page 232 U. S. 627

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