Little v. Hall

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Little v. Hall
Argued January 8–9, 1856
Decided January 24, 1856
Full case nameLittle et al. v. Hall et al.
Citations59 U.S. 165 (more)
18 How. 165; 15 L. Ed. 328
Holding
A contract with state officials to be the official publisher of court opinion documents does not transfer any copyright to that publisher, and they may not seek an injunction against someone else printing those documents.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Roger B. Taney
Associate Justices
John McLean · James M. Wayne
John Catron · Peter V. Daniel
Samuel Nelson · Robert C. Grier
Benjamin R. Curtis · John A. Campbell

Little v. Hall, 59 U.S. (18 How.) 165 (1856), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held a contract with state officials to be the official publisher of court opinion documents does not transfer any copyright to that publisher, and they may not seek an injunction against someone else printing those documents.[1]

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  1. ^ Little v. Hall, 59 U.S. (18 How.) 165 (1856).

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