Beacon Theaters, Inc. v. Westover
|Beacon Theaters, Inc. v. Westover
|Supreme Court of the United States dealing with jury trials in civil matters. The court held that where legal and equitable claims are joined in the same action, the legal claims must be tried by a jury before the equitable claims can be resolved. — Excerpted from Beacon Theatres v. Westover on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Beacon Theatres v. Westover, 359 U.S. 500 (1959), was a case decided by the|
United States Supreme Court
BEACON THEATERS, INC. v. WESTOVER
Argued: Dec. 10, 1958. --- Decided: May 25, 1959
Mr. Jack Corinblit, Los Angeles, Cal., for petitioner.
Mr. Frank R. Johnston, Los Angeles, Cal., for respondents.
Mr. Justice BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.