122 U.S. 360
7 S.Ct. 1216
30 L.Ed. 1161
ST. LOUIS, I. M. & S. RY. CO.
May 27, 1887.
John T. Dillon, for plaintiff in error.
[Argument of Counsel from page 361-362 intentionally omitted]
F. W. Compton, for defendant in error.
WAITE, C. J.
This judgment is affirmed on the authority of Vicksburg & M. R. Co. v. Putnam, 118 U. S. 545, 7 Sup. Ct. Rep. 1; Nudd v. Burrows, 91 U. S. 426, 441; Indianapolis, etc., R. Co. v. Horst, 93 U. S. 291, 299. A state constitution cannot, any more than a state statute, prohibit the judges of the courts of the United States from charging juries with regard to matter of fact.