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MINNEAPOLIS, ST.P. & S.S.M. RY. CO. V. C.L. MERRICK CO., 254 U. S. 376 (1920)

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Minneapolis, St.P. & S.S.M. Ry. Co. v. C.L. Merrick Co., 254 U.S. 376 (1920)

Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie

Railway Company v. C. L. Merrick Company

No. 16

Argued January 29, 1920

Decided December 20, 1920

254 U.S. 376


A decree of this Court affirming "without prejudice" an injunctive decree of a state court upholding a statutory railroad rate against a charge of confiscation determines the adequacy of the rate for the period antedating the decree, and is not superseded by a decree in a subsequent suit holding the rate confiscatory upon new evidence developed by a further test. P. 254 U. S. 377.

A federal question which has been specifically settled and is no longer an open one in this Court is not an adequate basis for a writ of error. Id.

Writ of error to review 35 N.D. 331 dismissed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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