Dial v. Reynolds,
96 U.S. 340 (1877)

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Dial v. Reynolds, 96 U.S. 340 (1877)

Dial v. Reynolds

96 U.S. 340


1. Except in cases arising under the bankrupt law, a court of the United States cannot enjoin a party from proceeding in a state court.

2. A bill of foreclosure is bad for misjoinder of parties and for multifariousness where persons are made defendant thereto who claim title adversely to the mortgagor and the complainant and the latter seeks in that suit to litigate and settle his rights.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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