Civil Procedure Keyed to Friedenthal
Louisville & Nashville R. Co. v. Mottley
The Mottleys, Plaintiffs and citizens of Kentucky, sued Louisville & Nashville R. Co., Defendant, and a citizen of Kentucky, for breach of contract in federal court. Plaintiffs allege that the breach of contract was due to an act of Congress, that the act of Congress did not apply to their situation, and that the act violated the Fifth Amendment. Defendant filed a motion to dismiss. The motion to dismiss was overruled, and Plaintiff was granted relief. Defendant appealed.
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