Chapman v. Zobelein, 237 U.S. 135 (1915)

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Chapman v. Zobelein, 237 U.S. 135 (1915)

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Chapman v. Zobelein


No. 200


Submitted March 11, 1915
Decided April 5, 1915
237 U.S. 135

ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT
OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Syllabus

An issue as to the invalidity of a tax levy merely because excessive does not raise a federal question.

A statute providing for the sale of property for taxes, giving an opportunity to be heard as to the fairness of the original assessment and providing notice be given of the place and time of sale with a right of redemption for five years, does not deprive the owner of his property without due process of law within the meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment, and so held as to § 3897 of the Civil Political Code of California.

19 Cal.App. 132 affirmed.

The facts, which involve the constitutionality under the due process of law provision of the Fourteenth Amendment of certain provisions under the tax law of the California, in regard to amount of property and its sale for taxes, are stated in the opinion.

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Chicago: U.S. Supreme Court, "Syllabus," Chapman v. Zobelein, 237 U.S. 135 (1915) in 237 U.S. 135 237 U.S. 136. Original Sources, accessed September 30, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LIK2KMNQ5A45DZ3.

MLA: U.S. Supreme Court. "Syllabus." Chapman v. Zobelein, 237 U.S. 135 (1915), in 237 U.S. 135, page 237 U.S. 136. Original Sources. 30 Sep. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LIK2KMNQ5A45DZ3.

Harvard: U.S. Supreme Court, 'Syllabus' in Chapman v. Zobelein, 237 U.S. 135 (1915). cited in 1915, 237 U.S. 135, pp.237 U.S. 136. Original Sources, retrieved 30 September 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LIK2KMNQ5A45DZ3.