Press Pub. Co. v. Monroe

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Press Pub. Co. v. Monroe
Submitted October 19, 1896
Decided November 9, 1896
Full case namePress Publishing Company v. Monroe
Citations164 U.S. 105 (more)
17 S. Ct. 40; 41 L. Ed. 367
Holding
Due to diversity jurisdiction, the circuit court's decision was valid. Dismissed because a Supreme Court petition must invoke the Constitution or the laws of the United States, and a common law copyright claim does neither.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Melville Fuller
Associate Justices
Stephen J. Field · John M. Harlan
Horace Gray · David J. Brewer
Henry B. Brown · George Shiras Jr.
Edward D. White · Rufus W. Peckham

Press Pub. Co. v. Monroe, 164 U.S. 105 (1896), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that the circuit court's decision was valid due to the case's diversity jurisdiction. They dismissed the case because a Supreme Court petition must invoke the Constitution or the laws of the United States, and the common law copyright claim did neither.[1]

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  1. ^ Press Pub. Co. v. Monroe, 164 U.S. 105 (1896).

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