No. 159.

162 U.S. 339 (1896)

16 S.Ct. 850

40 L.Ed. 991


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 13, 1896.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Thomas J. Sutherland for plaintiff in error. Mr. William P. Black and Mr. Charles E. Shepard were on his brief.

Mr. Reese H. Voorhees, Mr. Charles Quarles and Mr. George Lines, for defendants in error, submitted on their brief.

MR. JUSTICE GRAY, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court.

This court has no jurisdiction, upon writ of error, to review a judgment of a state court, unless it was a final judgment, by the highest court of the State in which a decision in the suit could be had, and against a right set up under the Constitution or laws of the United States. Rev. Stat, § 709.

The order of the inferior court of Wisconsin, overruling the defendant's demurrer...

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