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U.S. Supreme Court
State v. Demarest, 110 U.S. 400 (1884)
State v. Demarest
Submitted January 10, 1884
Decided February 4, 1884
110 U.S. 400
Grigsby v. Purcell, 90 U. S. 505, followed; holding that if the transcript is not filed and the cause docketed during the term to which it is made returnable, or some sufficient excuse given for the delay, the writ of error or appeal becomes inoperative, and the cause may be dismissed by the court of its own motion or on motion of the defendant in error or the appellee.
Motion by a defendant in error to docket and dismiss a case.