Pullman Co. v. Knott, 243 U.S. 447 (1917)

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Pullman Co. v. Knott, 243 U.S. 447 (1917)

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Pullman Co. v. Knott


No. 262


Motion to dismiss submitted March 19, 1917
Decided April 9, 1917
243 U.S. 447

ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA

Syllabus

A suit to restrain a state official and his successors in office from estimating, levying, and assessing a tax under a state law claimed to be unconstitutional is a suit against him as an individual and, in the absence of a statute otherwise providing, abates when his term of office expires and cannot be revived against his successor. New Orleans v. Citizens’ Bank, 167 U.S. 371, 388, distinguished. Writ of error to review 70 Fla. 9 dismissed.

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Chicago: U.S. Supreme Court, "Syllabus," Pullman Co. v. Knott, 243 U.S. 447 (1917) in 243 U.S. 447 243 U.S. 448. Original Sources, accessed February 24, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8PLXYTI2M1GEJBY.

MLA: U.S. Supreme Court. "Syllabus." Pullman Co. v. Knott, 243 U.S. 447 (1917), in 243 U.S. 447, page 243 U.S. 448. Original Sources. 24 Feb. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8PLXYTI2M1GEJBY.

Harvard: U.S. Supreme Court, 'Syllabus' in Pullman Co. v. Knott, 243 U.S. 447 (1917). cited in 1917, 243 U.S. 447, pp.243 U.S. 448. Original Sources, retrieved 24 February 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8PLXYTI2M1GEJBY.