122 US 360 St Louis Ry Co v. Vickers

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.


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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.