U.S. Supreme Court
Thorington v. Montgomery, 147 U.S. 490 (1893)
Thorington v. Montgomery
Submitted January 23, 1893
Decided February 6, 1893
147 U.S. 490
The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution operates exclusively in restriction of federal power, and has no application to the states.
A controversy as to the good faith of a transaction by which the title to the property which forms the subject of this litigation was transferred to the plaintiff in error is held to involve no federal question. chanroblesvirtualawlibrary
This was a motion to dismiss or affirm. The case is stated in the opinion.