OVERSEERS OF COVENTRY v. CUMMINGS


2 U.S. 114 (____)

2 Dall. 114

OVERSEERS of Coventry versus CUMMINGS.

Supreme Court of United States.


BY THE COURT: — If the return is false, the Justice is liable to an action, at the instance of the injured party: If he has acted contrary to justice, an information will be granted against him. But in the present state of the business (though we highly disapprove of the interference of a Justice in any matter previously decided by another Justice) we must take the case as stated upon the return, without travelling into the merits of the original question.

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