McKnett v. St. Louis & San Francisco Ry. Co.
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292 U.S. 230 (1934)
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U.S. Supreme Court
McKnett v. St. Louis & San Francisco Ry. Co., 292 U.S. 230 (1934)
McKnett v. St. Louis & San Francisco Railway Co.
Argued March 12, 1934
Decided April 30, 1934
292 U.S. 230
The Federal Constitution forbids that a state should close its courts to transitory causes of action against foreign corporations arising in other states under federal law (Federal Employers' Liability Act) while opening them to the litigation of all like transitory cause arising in other states under state law. P. 292 U. S. 232.
227 Ala. 349; 149 So. 822, reversed.
Certiorari, 290 U.S. 621, to review the affirmance of a judgment for the railway company in an action for damages.