NORFOLK-SOUTHERN R. CO. V. OWENS, 256 U. S. 565 (1921)

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Norfolk-Southern R. Co. v. Owens, 256 U.S. 565 (1921)

Norfolk-Southern Railroad Company v. Owens

No. 223

Argued March 17, 1921

Decided June 1, 1921

256 U.S. 565


A railroad corporation, while its road was under federal control, was not liable for a penalty prescribed by a state law, for delay in delivery of an intrastate shipment. Missouri Pacific R. Co. v. Ault, ante, 256 U. S. 554.

178 N.Car. 325 reversed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 256 U. S. 566

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