Black and White Taxicab Company v. Brown and Yellow Taxicab Company
|Black and White Taxicab Company v. Brown and Yellow Taxicab Company
|Supreme Court in which the Court refused to hold that federal courts sitting in diversity jurisdiction must apply state common law. Ten years later, in Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins, the Court reversed course, and overturned Swift. — Excerpted from Black and White Taxicab Co. v. Brown and Yellow Taxicab Co. on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Black & White Taxicab Co. v. Brown & Yellow Taxicab Co. , 276 U.S. 518 (1928), was a decision by the|
United States Supreme Court
BLACK AND WHITE TAXICAB COMPANY v. BROWN AND YELLOW TAXICAB COMPANY
Argued: April 9, 1928. ---
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Messrs.N. P. Sims and John L. Stout, both of Bowling Green, Ky., for petitioner.
Mr. M. M. Logan, of Frankfort, Ky., for respondent.
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Mr. Justice BUTLER delivered the opinion of the Court.