Norfolk-Southern R. Co. v. Owens
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256 U.S. 565 (1921)
U.S. Supreme Court
Norfolk-Southern R. Co. v. Owens, 256 U.S. 565 (1921)
Norfolk-Southern Railroad Company v. Owens
Argued March 17, 1921
Decided June 1, 1921
256 U.S. 565
A railroad corporation, while its road was under federal control, was not liable for a penalty prescribed by a state law, for delay in delivery of an intrastate shipment. Missouri Pacific R. Co. v. Ault, ante, 256 U. S. 554.
178 N.Car. 325 reversed.
The case is stated in the opinion.
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