Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. John E. Parsons, Mr. Charles Carroll, Mr. Joseph W. Carroll and Mr. H.B. Closson for plaintiffs in error.
Mr. E. Howard McCaleb for defendants in error.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE BROWN delivered the opinion of the court.
Motion was made to dismiss this writ of error upon the ground that the case did not present a Federal question, inasmuch as the question of illegal discrimination "was not the principal matter litigated, but was put in the record for the purpose of obtaining this writ of error." As, however, the protection of the Fourteenth Amendment was invoked in the answer, and, as this defence is at least plausible upon its...
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