Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Ry. Co. v. Cole,
251 U.S. 54 (1919)

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Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Ry. Co. v. Cole, 251 U.S. 54 (1919)

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway Company v. Cole

No. 290

Motion to dismiss or affirm submitted November 17, 1919

Decided December 8, 1919

251 U.S. 54


The federal Constitution does not prevent the states from leaving the defense of contributory negligence to the jury in all cases, those in which it is a mere question of law as well as those in which it is a question of fact. P. 251 U. S. 55.

Oklahoma Constitution, Art. 23, § 6, sustained on this point.

74 Okla. ___ affirmed.

Page 251 U. S. 55

The case is stated in the opinion.

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