SUMI V. YOUNG, 300 U. S. 251 (1937)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Sumi v. Young, 300 U.S. 251 (1937)

Sumi v. Young

No. 406

Argued February 3, 1937

Decided March 1, 1937

300 U.S. 251


1. An order of the District Court for Alaska involving no statute or treaty of the United States nor any authority exercised thereunder, nor any monetary value in excess of $1,000.00, is not appealable to the Circuit Court of Appeals under § 128, Jud.Code, as amended by the Act of February 13, 1925, nor under § 943 of the Act of June 6, 1900, the Alaska Code, Compiled Laws of Alaska (1933), § 4574. P. 252.

2. Provisions of the Alaska Civil Code are not laws of the United States within the intendment of § 128, Jud.Code. They are special or local laws designed to meet conditions peculiar to that Territory. P. 300 U. S. 253.

83 F.2d 752 affirmed.

Certiorari, 299 U.S. 534, to review a judgment dismissing an appeal from a probate order made by the District Court in Alaska.

Page 300 U. S. 252

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