J. C. Rainer& Hugh Connell v. City of Memphis

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. C. Rainer& Hugh Connell v. City of Memphis
Case Date: 
1915
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Eminent Domain

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
243
Notes / Description: 

The plaintiffs argue that the City of Memphis took possession of their land. However, the court ruled that it was merely a lease agreement to store steel and therefore not a case of eminent domain, and the petition was dismissed.