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St. Louis Railway Company v. Vickers/Opinion of the Court

United States Supreme Court

122 U.S. 360

St. Louis Railway Company  v.  Vickers


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.

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