Transportes Maritimos do Estado v. Almeida, 265 U.S. 104 (1924)
U.S. Supreme CourtTransportes Maritimos do Estado v. Almeida, 265 U.S. 104 (1924)
Transportes Maritimos do Estado v. Almeida
Submitted April 30, 1924
Decided May 12, 1924
265 U.S. 104
1. The defense of sovereign immunity by a defendant in the district court does not present a question of federal jurisdiction reviewable here on direct appeal. Oliver American Trading Co. v. United States of Mexico, 264 U. S. 440. P. 265 U. S. 105.
2. This is equally true whether the claim of immunity be contested because of the character of the defendant or because the immunity is alleged to have been waived. Id.
Writ of error dismissed and cause transferred.
Error to a judgment of the District Court for the plaintiff, Almeida, in his action for wages as a seaman.