Steines v. Franklin County,
81 U.S. 15 (1871)

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Steines v. Franklin County, 81 U.S. 14 Wall. 15 15 (1871)

Steines v. Franklin County

81 U.S. (14 Wall.) 15


1. The decision of the highest court of a state in granting or refusing to grant a motion for a rehearing in an equity suit is not reexaminable in this Court under any writ of error which the court can issue to review the judgment or decree of a state court.

2. Where the record only shows that a particular judgment was given by the highest state court, no writ under the 25th section lies if the judgment may have been given on grounds which that section does not make cause for error, as well as upon some ground which it does so make.

Motion by Mr. F A. Dick (Messrs. Crews and Leteher opposing) to dismiss a writ of error to the Supreme Court of Missouri, taken on an assumption that the case came within the 25th section of the Judiciary Act, quoted supra, pp. 81 U. S. 5-6.

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