CHANROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
US LAWS, STATUTES and CODES : Chan Robles Virtual Law Library USA Supreme Court Decisions | Resolutions : Chan Robles Virtual Law Library

ChanRobles™ Virtual Law Library™ | chanrobles.com™   
Main Index Repository of Laws, Statutes and Codes Latest Philippine Supreme Court Decisions Chan Robles Virtual Law Library Latest Legal Updates Philippine Legal Resources Significant Philippine Legal Resources Worldwide Legal Resources Philippine Supreme Court Decisions United States Legal Resources United States Supreme Court Jurisprudence ChanRobles LawTube - Social Network

ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : www.chanroblesbar.com DebtKollect Company, Inc. - Debt Collection Firm Intellectual Property Division - Chan Robles Law Firm

Philippine Supreme Court DecisionsChanRobles On-Line Bar Review

google search for chanrobles.comSearch for www.chanrobles.com


MISSOURI, K. & T. RY. CO. V. OKLAHOMA, 271 U. S. 303 (1926)

Subscribe to Cases that cite 271 U. S. 303 RSS feed for this section

U.S. Supreme Court

Missouri, K. & T. Ry. Co. v. Oklahoma, 271 U.S. 303 (1926)

Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Company v. Oklahoma

No. 205

Submitted March 5, 1926

Decided May 24, 1926

271 U.S. 303

Syllabus

1. A contract between a city and a railroad company the enforcement of which would hamper the state's power reasonably to regulate the construction and use of a crossing of the railway by a city street would be void. P. 271 U. S. 307.

2. A contract between a city and a railroad company, whereby the company (owning the fee) granted the city the right of way for a street under its railroad, and the city agreed to pay the cost of construction, and which contained other stipulations made for the sake of doing away with unauthorized crossings and arranging for further street extensions, but none involving any surrender by the city of police power or eminent domain, held valid. P. 271 U. S. 308.

3. An order of a state commission ignoring such a contract and requiring the company to construct the crossing and share the expense with the city, receiving from the city compensation for the right of way, impaired the obligation of the contract and deprived the company of property without due process of law. P. 271 U. S. 306.

107 Okla. 23 reversed.

Error to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Oklahoma denying a petition by the railway company to set aside an order of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, made on petition of the City of McAlester, and requiring the Company to provide a street crossing.





Back
ChanRobles™ LawTube

google search for chanrobles.com Search for www.chanrobles.com


Supreme Court Decisions Philippine Supreme Court DecisionsUS Supreme Court Decisions



www.chanrobles.us




QUICK SEARCH

cralaw

Browse By ->> Volume


cralaw

Browse By ->> Year


cralaw

  Copyright © ChanRobles Publishing Company | Disclaimer | E-mail Restrictions
ChanRobles™ Virtual Law Library | chanrobles.com™
 
RED