ST. LOUIS, I. M. & S. RY. CO. v. VICKERS.

122 U.S. 360 (7 S.Ct. 1216, 30 L.Ed. 1161)

ST. LOUIS, I. M. & S. RY. CO. v. VICKERS.

Decided: May 27, 1887

John T. Dillon, for plaintiff in error.

Argument of Counsel from page 361-362 intentionally omitted

F. W. Compton, for defendant in error.

WAITE, C. J.

This judgment is affirmed on the authority of Vicksburg & M. R. Co. v. Putnam, 118 U. S. 545, 7 Sup. Ct. Rep. 1; Nudd v. Burrows, 91 U. S. 426, 441; Indianapolis, etc., R. Co. v. Horst, 93 U. S. 291, 299. A state constitution cannot, any more than a state statute, prohibit the judges of the courts of the United States from charging juries with regard to matter of fact.

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