Western Union Tel. Co. v. Georgia
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269 U.S. 67 (1925)
U.S. Supreme Court
Western Union Tel. Co. v. Georgia, 269 U.S. 67 (1925)
Western Union Telegraph Co. v. Georgia
Argued October 9, 1925
Decided November 16, 1925
269 U.S. 67
1. A law authorizing suits in behalf of the state for the assertion of its title to property does not impair any contract rights that a party thus proceeded against may have in the subject matter. P. 269 U. S. 68.
2. Consequently an adjudication for the state is not reviewable in this Court by the defendant on the ground that the statute authorizing the suit violated the contract clause of the Constitution. Id.
Writ of error to review 156 Ga. 409 dismissed; certiorari denied.
Error to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Georgia affirming a decree denying the claim of the Telegraph Company to an easement of way in railroad property owned by the state, and enjoining the Company to remove its wires, poles, and structures. Certiorari also was applied for, and denied.
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