288 US 593 Healy v. D Ratta

288 U.S. 593

53 S.Ct. 401

77 L.Ed. 971

Michael J. HEALY, Chief of Police of the City of Manchester, New Hampshire appellant,
Louis D. RATTA.

No. 669.

Supreme Court of the United States

February 20, 1933

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Mr. Thornton Lorimer, of Rochester, N. H., for appellant.


Mr. William N. Rogers, of Concord, N. H., for appellee.


For opinion below, see 1 F. Supp. 669.


In this case probable jurisdiction is noted. The Court desires to hear argument upon the questions: (a) whether a case for equitable relief is shown; (b) whether the amount in controversy is such as to sustain the jurisdiction of the Court below; and (c) whether the defendant-appellant is a state officer within the meaning of section 266, Judicial Code, as amended (43 Stat. 936, 938, U. S. Code, title 28, § 380 [28 USCA § 380]). The motion to advance is granted and the case is assigned for argument on Monday, March 13, next, after the cases heretofore assigned for that day.