Green v. Custard, 64 U.S. 484 (1859)
U.S. Supreme CourtGreen v. Custard, 64 U.S. 23 How. 484 484 (1859)
Green v. Custard
64 U.S. (23 How.) 484
Where the circuit court of the United States has jurisdiction over the parties and cause of action, by virtue of the 12th section of the Judiciary Act, it cannot be affected by any amendment of the pleadings, changing the cause of action or by the proviso to the 11th section.
The evils commented upon arising from the courts of the United States permitting the hybrid system of pleading from the state codes to be introduced on their records.
The facts and history of the case are stated in the opinion of the Court.