Ex Parte in the Matter of Skinner & Eddy Corp.,
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265 U.S. 86 (1924)
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Ex Parte in the Matter of Skinner & Eddy Corp., 265 U.S. 86 (1924)
Ex Parte in the Matter of Skinner & Eddy Corporation
No. 28, Original
Argued, on return to rule to show cause, April 14, 1924
Decided May 12, 1924
265 U.S. 86
PETITION FOR A WRIT OF MANDAMUS OR PROHIBITION
TO THE COURT OF CLAIMS
1. The right of a plaintiff to dismiss a suit, if it exists, is absolute, independent of the reasons offered, and not affected by concealment or misstatement of reasons. P. 265 U. S. 93.
3. A plaintiff in the Court of Claim may dismiss without prejudice when the government has filed no counterclaim, and will not be prejudiced, legally, by the dismissal. Id.