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Plaquemines Tropical Fruit Co. v. Henderson, 170 U.S. 511 (1898)

Plaquemines Tropical Fruit Company v. Henderson

No. 204

Argued April 15, 1898

Decided May 2, 1898

170 U.S. 511


The courts of a state may take cognizance of a suit brought by the state, in its own courts, against citizens of other states, subject to the right of the defendant to have such suit removed to the proper circuit court of the United States, whenever the removal thereof is authorized by act of Congress, and subject also to the authority of this Court to review the final judgment of the state court, if the case be one within its appellate jurisdiction.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 170 U. S. 512

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