U.S. Supreme Court
Spraul v. Louisiana, 123 U.S. 516 (1887)
Spraul v. Louisiana
Submitted November 21, 1887
Decided December 5, 1887
123 U.S. 516
A supersedeas obtained by a plaintiff in error under the provisions of Rev.Stat. § 1007 does not operate to enjoin the defendant in error from bringing a new suit on a new cause of action, but arising out of the same general matter and involving the same questions of law which are brought here for review. chanroblesvirtualawlibrary
This was a motion for a rule on J. V. Guilotte, Mayor of the City of New Orleans, and Henry Larque, lessee of the public markets of New Orleans, to show cause why they should not be punished for a contempt of the supersedeas in this case. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.