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Civil Procedure Keyed to Spencer
Osborn v. Bank of the United States
Citation:22 U.S. (9 Wheat.) 738 (1824)
Congress chartered the Second Bank of the United States (Plaintiff), which held some federal funds but also operated as a commercial entity. Ohio passed a law imposing a tax on Plaintiff, and Plaintiff filed a suit in federal court attempting to obtain an injunction against Ohio state official Osborn (Defendant) to prevent him from collecting the tax.
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