Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. William B. Hornblower and Mr. Eugene Stevenson, (with whom was Mr. William Pennington on the brief,) for the petitioner in both cases
Mr. John G. Johnson and Mr. Thomas Thacher opposing in No. 14.
Mr. C.M. Cooper, (with whom was Mr. J.C. Cooper on the brief,) opposing in No. 15.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE GRAY, after stating the facts, delivered the opinion of the court.
By the Constitution of the United States, in cases to which the judicial power of the United States extends, and of which original jurisdiction is not conferred on this court, "the Supreme Court shall have appellate jurisdiction, with such exceptions and under such regulations as the Congress shall make." Constitution, art. 3, sec. 2. This court, therefore, as it has always held, can exercise...
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